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Re: Enhancement request: TSVN equivalent of svn copy -r

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-27 17:09:37 CEST

Sven Probst wrote:
> Dear user list,
>
> thank you very much for your responses. All described methods work, but
> they result in a modified file not a replaced one. So I think this
> revert needs memory in the repository to save the differences while the
> copy method just needs an internal link (cheap copy). If we were taking
> about a large image file this was an important difference. Using the
> copy method should furthermore enable tools like revision graph - as
> long as merge history is not supported by SVN - to notice these reverts.
> Last but not least the log messages of the discarded revisions are no
> longer displayed. This makes understanding the current state easier.
>
> So I propose to add a function like "SVN copy file / folder" in the log
> messages viewer and the repository browser, which SVN deletes the file
> in the working copy if exsisting and then SVN copies the file. A right
> click drag and drop was a nice feature, too.
>
> Could this be implemented ?

* remove the file in the working copy
* from the repository browser, choose "copy to working copy" for the
file in the revision you want back
* save it where the file was before
* commit

Now the file got replaced.

Stefan

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