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Re: creating branch from working copy with new (not added) files

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2008 19:53:19 +0100

Yuriy Solodkyy wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I find find quite uncomfortable that branch dialog does not provide the
> same service for adding files as commit dialog when used to create a
> branch from working copy. Branch from working copy is often used to
> cerate personal branch or branch to transfer changes to another
> developer and you often need to add new files in working copy before
> making the branch. It is very convinient that commit window suggest
> adding files, but unfortunatelly branch from working copy does not event
> say that you forgot to add those files before making the branch.
>
> Hope, this can be implemented some time..

When branching/tagging, the working copy does not change. Which means we
can't just add unversioned files and then do the tagging. That would
leave added files in your working copy which you might want to keep
unversioned.

Also, the branch/tag dialog is already crowded with control where the
user has to enter information. I don't think it would be better if we
would add a file list there too.

Stefan

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