Robert Dailey wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 11:38 AM, Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
> Robert Dailey wrote:
> When I do an SVN Update, I notice a few items that are "Merged"
> (green). I right click these and go to "Compare with Working
> Copy" because I'm interested in seeing *what was merged into
> what I already have*. However, I end up getting horribly
> confused because it's not showing me anything useful. I have no
> idea how to read the differences. What is it comparing against?
> It shows you on the top left the file from the repository, compared
> against BASE. On the right, you see your file (with your local
> modifications) compared against BASE.
> And on the bottom, you see the merged result, compared against BASE.
> What version from the repository is being compared against base in the
> top-left window? I noticed changes in there that were from a few
> revisions back from what I actually got during this particular update.
> What two files are being merged in the bottom pane?
The revision from the repository is the last-commit-rev of the item
you've updated (usually the parent folder).
the bottom pane shows the merge result of the file in the repository and
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Received on 2008-07-23 22:16:29 CEST