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Re: Feature request: Branching without checkout

From: Fredrik Orderud <fredrik.orderud_at_idi.ntnu.no>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 09:40:11 +0200

Tanks, that is great! I wasn't aware of this functionality. Could it maybe be possible to add a little sentence about branching in the in the repo-browser doc., so that you get a hit when searching for "branching"?

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Fredrik Orderud
  To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
  Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 12:39 AM
  Subject: Feature request: Branching without checkout

  Could it be possible to implement support for branching without checking out a working copy first, e.g. from the repository browser?

  Currently, it seems like one have to check out trunk first, before creating a branch. This can appear a bit unintuitive for new user. It can also be slow when working on large repositories, and you only plan to check out a sparse view from the branch. I'm perfectly aware that it is simple to create a branch this way with the "svn copy" command, but the ability to to the same from TortoiseSVN would make the operation simpler and more intuitive.

  Thanks in advance,
  Fredrik Orderud


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