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Re: Tortoise gets confused when branches are renamed

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 08 May 2009 16:01:55 +0200

Nikki Locke wrote:
> I'm trying to pull together the things you have told me, to work out
> what is going on, and what the problems would be if you were to
> change the behaviour.
>
> First question: You say you always use HEAD as the peg revision when
> showing changes from right-click in the log dialog. However, your
> workround involves getting a log dialog, right clicking, and showing
> changes in exactly the same way. So it can't be using HEAD - is it
> using the revision passed to it by repo-browser when it was started?

Yes, it uses the rev passed from the repo-browser.

> Second question: If I use the command-line tool to ask for the diffs
> (WITHOUT specifying an explicit peg revision), that works fine. Why,
> then, are you specifying an explicit peg revision?

Actually, the diff in TSVN tries first without a peg revision, then
tries with *two* different peg revisions (one being HEAD).

> Third question: Originally I though the problem was nothing to do
> with peg revisions, but was merely the branch name you use when
> requesting the diff - you were picking up the branch name from the
> individual change, instead using the branch name with which the log
> dialog was started. Can you confirm that this is not the case?

I'll try to reproduce this here. Will take a while though.

Stefan

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Received on 2009-05-08 16:03:43 CEST

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