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RE: Branch/tag dialog

From: Kloster Oddvar <Oddvar.Kloster_at_sintef.no>
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 15:24:32 +0100


Having completed the dialog (Copy from WC at /trunk, r977 to
/branches/my_branch, switch to new copy), I pressed OK. The new branch
was created OK, but the subsequent switch failed with the message

Error: File not found: revision 977, path '/branches/my_branch'


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kloster Oddvar
> Sent: 03 January 2008 15:02
> To: 'dev_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org'
> Subject: Branch/tag dialog
> Hi,
> I encountered unexpected behaviour in the branch/tag dialog
> when creating a branch from an older revision:
> 1. Check out trunk, r977 of my project (HEAD is 1021) 2.
> Right-click, Branch/tag 3. So far, so good. From WC at URL is
> /trunk, To URL is /trunk, and Create from is r977.
> 4. Click '...' button to browse for To URL. Repo-browser opens on r977
> --> I would expect to browse the HEAD revison, as this is
> where the new copy will be placed. A destination chosen from
> r977 may not exist any more.
> 5. Switch to HEAD revision in repo-browser, select /branches,
> click OK.
> 6. Now, To URL is /branches, and Create from is HEAD.
> --> I don't want to copy from HEAD, but from r977.
> I short, there is a two way coupling between the Create from
> revision in the Copy dialog and the revision used when
> browsing for the destination, which seems unhelpful. Or am I
> missing something?
> Another small issue: If the To URL is longer than the
> allotted space, a tooltip pops up to show the entire text.
> This covers the text, making it difficult to click into the
> text to edit it. Is it possible to displace this tooltip up
> or down to avoid having to wait for it to disappear?
> Oddvar

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