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Re: Create patch, include files not under version control

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2005-11-25 13:46:49 CET

Simon Large wrote:

> Peter McNab wrote:
>> Pete Mounce wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I want to create a patch to show some work to a colleague for him to
>>> review, before I commit it to the repo (or chuck it away).
>>> So, I did the changes.
>>> I did TSVN -> create patch on the root of my source.
>>> However, it errored out because one of the changes introduced a new
>>> file, and that isn't version controlled yet (because I specifically
>>> don't want to commit this until my colleague's had a look).
>>> Am I doing something wrong, or not possible? I'm using TSVN 1.2.4,
>>> Special Needs edition.
>>> Regards
>>> Pete
>> Unfortunately one cannot have unversioned files included in a patch
>> file.
>> Limitation of Subversion as I discovered.
> You need to add the file (without committing) then create the patch.
> It appears to be a bug that unversioned files are presented for
> selection in 'Create Patch'.
> Simon
Wow that's tricky.


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Received on Fri Nov 25 12:56:51 2005

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