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Re: offline revision update (feature request)

From: Will Appleton <wfappleton_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-25 15:51:08 CEST

On 7/24/07, S P <gngctcw5@gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Tortoise SVN developers:
> 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.
> sincerely,
> sp.

Interesting idea. But if the user in question is temporarily offline, how
is he/she going to get the patch file?

Received on Wed Jul 25 15:49:53 2007

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