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Re: Merge tracking feature request

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 11:23:12 -0500

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 11:12 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Robert Dailey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I noticed when I create a feature branch, there is no default
>> svn:mergeinfo set. For example, if my trunk is at revision 100, and I create
>> my feature branch from that revision, the default property for my working
>> branch root should be:
>> /trunk:0-100
>> on my new feature branch. Why is this not the case? This would be
>> extremely helpful, as I won't have to remember in my head (or have to put it
>> in my branch log) which revision I branched from. Would this be a difficult
>> feature to add?
> To get the revision from where you branched, use the log dialog. There's a
> checkbox "stop on copy". If enabled, the log will stop at the point where
> you created the branch.

You're saying to "show log" on my branch or on trunk? I'm assuming you mean
the branch. This does work, but it doesn't help me in the merge dialog,
because the "Show log" button in the merge dialog shows the log of the
branch I'm merging FROM, which is the trunk. And from that location, you
cannot tell where you branched from.

Is there a reason why the svn:mergeinfo doesn't start out with 0-100 (as in
my last example)? What would it hurt to make it do this?
Received on 2008-06-18 18:23:23 CEST

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