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Re: TortoiseProc command:merge parameters not working

From: <dsosby_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 10:02:39 -0700 (PDT)

@Wim Coenen

It would make more sense to use the svn command line client or even
call the
svn libraries directly, rather than TortoiseProc.
Wim, thanks for the reply. I have my own scripts interfacing with the
svn command line client. I have a point where the user will need to
choose revisions to be merged, and honestly my goal is not to have to
write my own svn log parser. Since Tortoise's Merge Wizard does
practically the same thing, I figured why not use it? This could be
worked around if tortoiseproc /command:log could return the user's
selected revisions...I know there's already a request out there for
Thanks for the reply! Glad to see I wasn't crazy and that the code is
in fact missing. My guess was that it was left out during a big
rewrite and the docs were not updated. I'm a relatively new user to
Tortoise, so I'm not familiar with the release history.
Maybe I can get a copy of VisStudio soon and help you guys reimplement
this and a few other features, though I'd be limited by my aging
knowledge of C++. I've been using Tortoise a short time, but I am
already a huge fan.
Thanks again, all,
On Sep 19, 1:41 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> dso..._at_gmail.com wrote:
> > I'm trying to automate TortoiseSVN for a wizard I'm building. I've
> > been using the following call:
> > TortoiseProc /command:merge /path:"C:/MyWorkingCopy" /fromurl:"svn://
> > RepoServer/FeatureBranch"
> > From there I would like to be able to choose which rev range of the
> > feature branch I'd like to merge to the local working copy.
> > The problem is, TortoiseSVN doesn't seem to be using the parameters
> > defined in the Help file, namely /mergefrom:xxx, /mergeto:xxx and /
> > fromurl:URL. The parameters that are displayed in the window are those
> > that were last used in the wizard.
> > Please note that /path:URL is working.
> > I'm using the latest release build, 1.5.3. I've checked the source
> > code and can't find where these parameters are actually parsed and
> > used, but I do find /path. But then again, my C++ skills aren't as
> > sharp as they used to be.
> > Is this a bug or is it something I'm doing wrong?
> Just realized that with the change of the merge dialog to a wizard,
> we've completely dropped the /mergeto, /mergefrom and /fromurl command
> line parameters.
> I'll adjust the docs, and maybe we can re-introduce those for the 1.6
> release again.
> Stefan
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