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Re: Feature request: SubWCRev if not inside a working copy

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:27:38 -0400

On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 14:21, Gingko <from_tigris_at_nospam.homelinux.org> wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Daniel Becroft
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 8:09 AM
> Subject: Re: Feature request: SubWCRev if not inside a working copy
>>
>> If that's the case, why can you not simply check-out multiple working
>> copies, rather than using 'unversioned' copies? If it's a bandwidth issue,
>> then you can copy an existing working copy entirely, then revert all changes
>> in the copy.
>
> Because this makes a clear difference between where I make tests and where I
> make "official" changes, and also this helps avoiding committing from the
> wrong working copy by mistake.

Why are you not creating "experimental" branches in your repository?

> I suppose that if is there is an "Export" command, it means that projects
> are also expected to work outside working copies. Otherwise, maybe this
> command should be removed …

Once you export, you sever ties to the repository. It's hard to do
that by accident - you have to intentionally select this action.

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