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Re: Branch Control Issue

From: Joe Dayney <joseph.h.dayney_at_rrd.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 14:38:50 -0700

Creating the branch is easy ... where we have had fun is when we want to
merge the branch back to the trunk ... then life gets more interesting !

Best Regards,
 
Joe
 
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digitalpacman <digitalpacman_at_hotmail.com>
01/07/2009 10:44 AM
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Re: Branch Control Issue

Yeah Sorry they are at the same root as the trunk, I worded that
incorrectly.

/trunk
/branches

On Jan 7, 9:40 am, Bob Archer <Bob.Arc..._at_amsi.com> wrote:
> First, I assume you don't put your branches folder IN your trunk folder.
> It should be at the same level as your trunk folder.
>
> Personally, I prefer to tell it to NOT switch to the branch I make and I
> checkout the branch to a separate WC. This makes it much easier to know
> what branch I am working it.
>
> I also make my branches using the repo browser rather than the working
> copy.
>
> I do know that the subclipes client is supposed to have some visual
> branching views and graphs. But, I have never used it.
>
> BOb
>
>
>
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: digitalpacman [mailto:digitalpac..._at_hotmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 12:33 PM
> > To: us..._at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> > Subject: Branch Control Issue
>
> > Hello,
>
> > I was wondering if anyone else is having a "fun time" using the branch
> > control in TortoiseSVN?
> > My company has expanded to the point where we feel we should start
> > taking advantage of branches, but it seems like an ordeal, with many
> > places for error, using TortoiseSVN.
>
> > Are we missing something? Anyone know of a client that has good branch
> > support?
>
> > Ideally, we would want a client that would manage our branches for us,
> > so we don't have to remember/type in the folders everytime/switch
> > branches constantly to merge correctly.
>
> > Should I submit this to the developer discussion group?
>
> > P.S.
> > So far we figured out the basics of branching works like this:
> > Create a folder inside your trunk for branches
> > Right click a folder to branch > svn > branch > direct it to the
> > branches folder and give it a version # and other details
> > Right click the branched folder and switch to that branch just
> > created.
> > Make a change, commit.
> > Switch back to the original folder we branched off of.
> > Right click the folder > svn > merge > select the branch
>
> > We're going to be working with conceptually 10 branches at a time per
> > software, of about 4-5 softwares being developed.
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