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Re: Local copy incorrectly checks in to two different branches

From: Dave Lawrence <dlawrence_at_ad-holdings.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2009 18:08:22 +0000

Bob Archer wrote:
>>> Upon further investigation I believe I can tediously correct the
> issue
>>> by checking the repository path for each folder and relocating the
>>> incorrect ones. But if I do as you say and check out a fresh
> working
>>> copy, how do I best get all the changes from my current working copy
>>> to the new working copy?
>> You could use a patch to do that. Create a patch from your current
>> copy, apply it to the new copy.
>
> That's a lot of work, isn't it? Just get a clean checkout then copy your
> modified files from the bad checkout to the new one.
>

Is it?
1) TortoiseSVN->Create patch (from old copy)
2) Click "copy to clipboard"
3) TortoiseSVN->Apply patch (to new copy)
4) Click "load from clip board"
5) Click "patch all"

done. Bet it would take a lot longer to copy across individual files
one at a time, especially if there were lots of them and the directory
structure was deep.

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