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

From: Sven Probst <sven.probst_at_ilt.fraunhofer.de>
Date: 2006-09-27 17:32:06 CEST

I tried to do this, but the "copy to working copy" is only available in
the head revision. If I browse into an earlier revision "copy to working
copy" is not available.

I use TSVN1.4.0 7501.


Stefan Küng schrieb:
> 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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