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Re: Accidentally Updating the Working Copy

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 16:49:11 +0100

Am 29.02.2012 16:38, schrieb Don S Thompson:
> I have been Tortoise only for a short time and only for the basic
> functions of checkout, commit and update.
> I find myself occasionally choosing Update when I intended to choose
> commit. As a result, all my changes are overlayed and apparently
> lost.
> What is the correct recovery procedure after doing this and/or is
> there a way to tag a folder as the working copy and prevent it from
> being updated without at least a message asking if you not a)drunk,
> b)distracted and C) are you sure you want to do this?

There is no way to recover. And why should there? You'll have to update
your working copy anyway, before you can commit anything.

The update process tries to merge changes, which might give rise to
conflicts, but nothing is really lost.

If you don't want other peoples changes in your working copy, then you
should create a branch for yourself. Please refer to the manual for an



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