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Re: Making Your Commit Override Others' Changes to Repository

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-10 20:10:58 CEST

Andy Levy wrote:
> On 5/10/07, David Gardner <jgg.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Let's say that I've committed a change, and then made my own changes,
>> but have not yet committed them.
>> My co-worker has updated his code to receive the changes I most
>> recently committed. And he's made his own changes. Then he commits
>> his.
>> If I try to commit, I'll get a conflict.
> No, you'll be rejected because your WC is out of date. It's an
> important difference. The conflict, if one exists, will become
> apparent when you update your WC to retrieve his changes.
>> But what if I know the changes he committed and know that I just want
>> to have my version overwrite what is in the repository (i.e.
>> essentially discard his most recent commit).
>> What's the best way to do that?
> Move your changes to another location
> Update your WC
> Copy your version over the version in your WC
> Commit

Much easier:
* update (you'll get a conflict)
* in the progress dialog (the one showing the update), right-click
   on the conflicted file entry, then chose "Resolve using mine".
* commit


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