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Re: Empty error dialog when copying a file from trunk to branch (bugreport and question)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 21:29:28 +0100

On 10.03.2010 14:24, Martin Bischoff wrote:
> Today when I tried to copy a binary file from trunk to a branch, using the right-button-drag method in windows explorer, I got the empty error dialog shown in the attachment.
>
> Details:
> - I'm working on Windows 7 64-bit, using TortoiseSVN 1.6.7 (build 18415, also 64-bit version)
> - I checked out my project at the root level, so that I have trunk and all branches locally (e.g. c:\myproject contains c:\myproject\trunk, c:\myproject\branches\1.0).
> - I want to update a word document on the branch to the latest version available on trunk.
> - To do so, I right-button-dragged the document from trunk to branches\1.0 (target already exists) and selected "SVN copy versioned item here".
> - this resulted in the (empty) error shown
>
> I guess what I tried to do is not supported. Am I right, that the correct way to update the file on the branch would have been to merge it instead of using SVN copy?

Fixed the empty error dialog in r18891

Note: the empty error dialog is shown if the operation was successful!

And yes: merging is recommended in this situation.

Stefan

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