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Re: Copying branch into trunk

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 20:28:14 +0000

On 29/02/2008, khun <Knut.Hunstad_at_vianova.no> wrote:
> Thanks for trying, but this was not quite what I had in mind, although
> you are correct that this would bring the code to the correct version
> in the trunk. I guess my comment about not caring about the previous
> history was misleading. I _do_ want the history to be retained to some
> extent, but let' say that the branch was performed at some revision. I
> have now messed up both the trunk with several revisions and the
> branch with more. After the asked for operation has been done, I want
> the trunk to show the history of a file at this point to be the
> difference between the previous HEAD of trunk and the HEAD of the
> branch. It's OK to disregard the history that has happened to the file
> in the branch (which isn't retained after a merge either).
>
> That's what I wass trying to explain with points 1-4 in my question.
>
> Sorry if this isn't much clearer, I don't quite have all the terms of
> SVN in my head yet, maybe that's why I don't see how to do this :-)

It's all in the manual under 'merging two trees'

http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-merge.html#tsvn-dug-merge-2

Simon

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