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Re: vendor tracking from external repository possible?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2008 11:40:59 +0200

Simon Large wrote:
> On 19/04/2008, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Roland Schwarz wrote:
>>
>>> Stefan Küng wrote:
>>>
>>>> Roland Schwarz wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I discovered that it is possible to merge from
>>>>> an unrelated url into my working copy.
>>>>> ...
>>>>> I have been told this is not possible with cmd-line
>>>>> svn. Is this an extension in the tortoise client (1.5) ?
>>>>>
>>>> No, you can also do the same with the command line client.
>>>>
>>>>
>>> Thank you for this information.
>>>
>>> I have an additional question:
>>>
>>> I created a local repository with "create-here".
>>> Later I removed this experimental repository, all
>>> working copies refering to it and recreated it.
>>>
>>> I happend to see old log messages in the new created
>>> repository. Is this a bug in Tortoise's client?
>>> (Don't know if locality rellay matters.)
>>>
>> That depends on your definition of "bug".
>> This is the log cache in action. The cache still has the information (logs)
>> cached from your old repository. If the URL is the same, then the cache
>> assumes that it's the same repository.
>>
>>
>>> Is there a work-around, i.e. can I somehow remove
>>> these entries? I guess this kind of a caching mechansim.
>>>
>>> I alread tried to remove the history entries from
>>> registry, but had no success.
>>>
>>> Ah, yes this id version 1.5.0 Build 12592 32Bit
>>>
>> Settings dialog->Log Caching
>> You'll see a list of cached repositories. Select the one you created again,
>> then click on "Delete".
>
> Doesn't the log cache explicitly check repository UUID unless you tell
> it not to?

Yes, but I have no idea how he created the second repository. So the
UUID could be the same.

Stefan

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