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Re: BUG: Wrong merge range

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 14:49:42 +0100

2008/9/25 phahn <pjtr.hahn_at_googlemail.com>:
> On Sep 24, 7:19 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> We had this discussion before, and the majority of our users wanted the
>> merge to work like it works now.
> Ok, if the majority want's this I can't help it, but I think there
> should be a clear hint in the GUI that this is handled different from
> the cmdline client in TSVN. I use TSVN and SVN for quite some time now
> and would think of me as a pro developer but got traped by this and
> found no clear hint that this is a "feature". So I would question if
> this is clear to every user.
> And to stress this again:
> Why is this behaviour not consistent? When choosing "Merge to
> different trees" the revisisions are interpreted like in SVN.
> This is confusing since in both dialogs the user is asked to mark
> revisions in the log dialog. In one case the user has to mark the last
> revision not yet merged and in the second case he is asked to mark the
> last revision he merged. I can't see any advantage in this behaviour.
> Especially without a clear statement of what Interpretation is used
> how and when in the GUI.

The behaviour for 'merge a range of revisions is similar to the -c
behaviour of the CLI where -c27 is interpreted as equivalent to
-r26:27. For merging specific revisions, or ranges, it is a much more
natural interface for normal users. The analogy to printing pages is a
good one here.


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