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Re: Patch non-working copy code?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-12 20:52:56 CEST

Young, Jason (GE Indust, GE Fanuc) wrote:
> Is there a way to apply a patch to a file that is not part of a working
> copy? The option is not available in that case, but it seems like I
> should be able to do it.

It could be possible if the patch matches the files *exactly*. But many
times that's not the case. TortoiseMerge can then fetch the files in
their 'original' state from the repository and apply the patch that way.
But if your file/folder is not part of a working copy, TortoiseMerge
can't fetch those 'older' files from the repo.

That's why the context menu is hidden for non-working-copies.

But you can open TortoiseMerge, and in the "Open" dialog you can set the
patchfile and the path where to apply it.


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