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Re: Creating a patch file from a past revision

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 18:34:29 +0200

Martin Bischoff wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> is it possible to create a patch file from an old revision (e.g. from
> the "Show Log" window)?
>
> I'd like to apply changes that were made some time ago to a working copy
> (that is based on a different repository). I have read the help file,
> but it only explains how to create a patch from the local changes in a
> working copy.

Select the revision in the log dialog, right-click, choose "show changes
as unified diff". The 'patch' (a patch is just a unified diff file) will
open in your default text editor or the patch viewer you've configured
in the TSVN settings dialog.
Save that unified diff to a file and you have your patch.

Stefan

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Received on 2009-06-26 18:34:41 CEST

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