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Re: local working copy save

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-25 07:50:11 CEST

On 4/25/06, Julien TOUCHE <julien.touche@lycos.com> wrote:

> devs are asking me how to backup work they doesn't commit (because it's
> not in a project branch, because it's not ready and so forth).
> - full backup seems out of question. if the dev have multiple working
> copy, it could makes a lot of space
> - a script with TortoiseProc.exe /command:createpatch and backup the
> patch (not sure what it will do with binary ...)
> - a commit of intermediary work but it depends on the way dev work
> (commit of non-working code or partial allowed or not)
> i think best options would be the second. binary backup is not
> compulsory but would be useful.
> a way to list binary new file on windows ?
> how do you backup non-commited work ?

Create another top level folder in your repository, e.g. 'backup'
(right beside 'trunk', 'branches', 'tags'). Then, each user can create
a folder in there with his/her name.

Now, to backup the working copy, simply use the "branch/tag" command.
Enter the URL to the 'backup/myname/thisismyfirstbackup', check the
radiobutton "Working copy", enter a log message, hit OK and you're


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