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Re: preview "copy from path" info prior to commiting

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 18:25:25 +0100

Nicolai Scheer wrote:
> Hi again!
>
> Nicolai Scheer wrote:
>> Hi!
>>
>> Still working with synchronized feature branches.
>> Just a few minutes ago the following happened:
>>
>> 1. Changes to the trunk: new file added
>> 2. Synchronized to the feature branch: new file added, too (but
>> strangely the "copy from path"-info got lost)
>> 3. when merging back the feature branch the new added file from the
>> trunk gets replaced, because there is no ancestry-connection
>>
>> My question is: can I preview the "copy from path" info prior to
>> commiting? I know that this information can be gathered from the log,
>> but that is too late. I don't know why tsvn lost the ancestry
>> connection, tried it a second time and tsvn got it correctly then.
>> So can the ancestry-info be accessed using the commit-dialogue somehow?
>
> Just used google... :)
> Actually there is a column "copied from URL" column that can be shown in
> both, the commit- and the check for modifications-dialogue.
>
> Well, that's great :)
>
> Still, what might have happened that those information got lost?

No idea why that information got lost. Merging is done by the svn
library, not TSVN itself. If you can get a reproduction recipe for this
issue, you should report it on the svn mailing list.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-29 18:25:46 CET

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