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RE: Branching Feature Request

From: Hans-Emil Skogh <Hans-Emil.Skogh_at_tritech.se>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 11:46:47 +0000

Hi!

> I would like to have some more assistance from TSVN when doing a branch,
> with regard to externals.
...
> Next, it should offer me these options for every external that has been
> found:
> * Keep this externals' settings (HEAD)

This would be equivalent of todays behavior, right?

> * Fix this externals' revision at branch base (4711)

I guess this option should only be available to externals that point to the same repository as the branch is located on?

> * Fix this externals' revision at revision number ___

With a log button to help you pick the revision...

> * Resolve the external into a physical copy of the current state

Ooooh. Scarry stuff. :-) Are you doing this sometimes? And in that case; Why?

If we do implement this I would suggest that it would get an item in the context menu as well: "Edit externals" (or similar). I think this might be equally useful/useless for situations other than when creating branches. (We could of course show the dialog when branching as well...)

Hans-Emil

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