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RE: offline revision update (feature request)

From: <Craig.Schroeder_at_thomson.com>
Date: 2007-07-26 16:59:24 CEST

>From: S P [mailto:gngctcw5@gmail.com]
>On 7/25/07, Will Appleton <wfappleton@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>[clipped response]
>>
>> Interesting idea. But if the user in question is temporarily
offline,
>> how is he/she going to get the patch file?
>>
>> -=W=-
>>
>
>hello.
>I meant more so if the SVN server was offline. or you can transfer
>from system to system via USB or whatever. plus there are >>situations,
when on travel etc, where you >>have access to email but >may be
temporarily disconnected or (as we are currently >encountering) run into
curious firewall and ISP issues when outside> the country.
>Or you could get them prior to going offline....
>Let me pose the following scenario. suppose you are on travel or on
>the beach during work hours. how can you revert from one rev to
>another without a connection to your >(remote) svn server. if you >had
various "rev" files, you could hypothetically, "Apply" them to >your
local copy. so if you kept a bunch of these rev update files >around
>on your laptop, you could be free to use them for any number >of
reasons when you go offline. sp.

I believe the functionality you're looking for would be best
accomplished via tagging and\or branching.

-Craig

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Received on Thu Jul 26 16:58:22 2007

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