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Re: Feature request: "branch from working copy" option to only include a specific changelist

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 18:06:36 +0200

Peter and Lonni Aylett wrote:
> Subversion 1.5.0 now allows changed files to be grouped into
> changelists. This is fantastic! Thank you.
> What would be great is if "branch from working copy" could be set to
> only include one of these changelists, rather than all changes.
>
> That is:
> 1. Make some changes to several files
> 2. Group those changes into change lists via the Commit dialog
> 3. Right-click on the folder, select TortoiseSVN / Branch/Tag
> 4. Select the "working copy" radio button
> I am proposing that a new drop-down be added to the right of this radio
> button that shows "all changes" in addition to each individual
> changelist. And that only the changes in that changelist be included in
> the branch.

That's very bad. I guess you've used CVS before where tagging individual
files actually made sense. But it does not make any sense with Subversion.
Always tag the whole project folder. You won't gain any space in the
repository at all if you just tag individual files.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-07-03 18:20:40 CEST

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