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Re: Creating a patch file from a past revision

From: Martin Bischoff <tinu44_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 18:58:01 +0200

On Fri, Jun 26, 2009 at 18:34, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> 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

I guess this was a stupid question, because I can simply merge a revision
from the repository into my working copy (even if the working copy is based
on a different repository).



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