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RE: Bug/Feature Request - Patching across branches?

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 10:35:08 -0500

> Hello, first of all I would like to say that I love tortoise SVN,
> great job!
>
> One particularly annoying problem I see over and over occurs when
> someone creates a patch in a branch, and then I try to apply it to
> the
> trunk, or another branch. TortoiseSVN can't seem to track the
> changes
> going back to the branch point and forward to the checked out copy.
> It
> complains that "This patch seems outdated"
>
> It seems to me that the pieces of functionality already exist,
> because
> the merge function (Merge Range of Revisions) has most of the
> functionality needed in there.
>
> Curious to hear some thoughts on this subject.

I think you can "Update to revision" that the patch was made from, apply the patch, then do an update, resolving any conflicts and commit.

BOb

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