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Re: Rename of a local file in Nightly Build 11512

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-12-05 16:50:28 CET

On 05/12/2007, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> tmto wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > i run in the following error. I tried to rename a file in my working
> > copy with TortoiseSVN but I got a error message "could not connect to
> > server". That was right because the server was not availabe due a
> > network error.
> >
> > But i thouhgt until today that subversion did not need a online
> > connection to a server for local changes within the working copy.
>
> Jein (sorry, had to use that German phrase) :)
>
> That means: it depends.
> Now that merge tracking is implemented in the nightly builds, even
> operations that were previously completely local sometimes need now to
> contact the server.
>
> For renaming, that might go away until the final release. But for
> example a 'revert' operation has to tell now the server that it also has
> to revert the merge tracking info (e.g.: you do a reverse merge, but
> then decide that it was a bad idea and revert the changes before you
> commit - the server needs to know that the reverse merge was reverted).

I thought the merge tracking info was held in properties, which don't
get updated on the server until you commit.

Simon

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