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Re: offline revision update (feature request)

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-25 10:56:15 CEST

On 24/07/07, S P <gngctcw5@gmail.com> wrote:
> I am emailing to request a new feature. I currently use 1.4.4 and I
> have found a need to create a patch like feature.
> Basically I would like to be able to create an update file which when
> imported by someone else, their local copies would be updated (not
> just patched). Their local copies would register that they are using
> the "updated" revision.
> I think this would be useful for those who have to use systems that
> are offline temporarily. So when they are unable to connect to the
> repo directly, this update file would be good enough.
>
> ex.
> Suppose by head revision is 200 and if i right click on rev 195 in my
> "show log", i can save the update to a single binary file. this
> update can only be applied to those who have rev 194 as their local
> copies.
>
> Also, I would be interested in having a binary update because there
> many items in my repo that are not just ascii.

This feature request has to go to the subversion users mailing list.
TortoiseSVN only supports existing subversion features, it doesn't
modify the behaviour of subversion.

There are long (very long) term plans for distributed VCS features,
but don't hold your breath.

Simon

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