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Re: Tortoise Revert issue

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 19:50:00 +0100

golan davidovits wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I see the following revert problem:
>
> 1. I rename a folder (like folder to folder2) and commit. 2. From
> show log i stand on latest revision and select "revert changes from
> this revision". 3. Then, from show long i stand on previous revision
> and select "compare with working copy" (and expect no diff).
>
> The result:
>
> - If i compare working copies with external tool i see that the
> folders are exact same. - If i stand on previous revision from log
> and select "compare with working copy" i see some differences in
> files.
>
> The difference is because one side of the comparison (the previous
> version) content is shown x2 !!! (same problem in all files with
> diff).

If you want to revert a rename/move, you have to show the log dialog for
the parent folder. Reverting such a file alone won't work because the
rename/move involves two files (the old name/path and the new one).

> Another issue is that when i do rename /move a .bak Non-Version file
> is created. If i try to delete if from "check for modifications"
> window it takes very long time (even if there is only one such file).
> It takes much longer than deleting a big list of files.

Empty your trash bin once in a while. Deleting files from TSVN dialogs
always uses the recycle bin, and if that is full, it takes quite a while
to delete those files.

Stefan

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