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Re: Problem creating a branch

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2008 20:55:59 +0100

2008/8/27 <Michael_Abraham_at_monitor.com>:
> I'm trying to create a branch from a modified working copy. The first
> screen shot is the Copy dialog I used. The second screen shot is the
> result. BillingMilestoneSummary.cs and CaseDataContext.cs are both existing
> versioned files that have been modified in the working copy. The branches
> folder in the repo is empty.
> I'm new to Subversion/Tortoise, so I'm not even sure that what I am doing
> even makes sense. I made some changes in my working copy and then decided
> to create a separate branch for the changes because I don't want to commit
> them to the trunk yet.
> I'm running on XP SP3. The repo is on Windows 2003 Server - it's a vanilla
> installation of VisualSVN Server 1.5.2.

I can't reproduce this. What does the 'Check for Modifications' dialog
tell you about the working copy before you try to create the branch?

Personally I avoid branching from WC. You can simply branch from the
last commit revision of your WC (probably HEAD) and switch to that
branch. Switch keeps your local modifications, and you can commit
those separately.


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Received on 2008-08-27 21:56:11 CEST

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