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Re: Resolving property conflicts

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:25:35 +0100

On 14.01.2015 23:20, Ben Fritz wrote:
> Specifically, I often have trouble with changes to the svn:externals
> property.
> When I'm using command-line tools, if I choose to manually edit the
> property, I get my default text editor launched with the entire
> property, with conflict markers added. When I save, the property is set
> and I can mark the conflict as resolved.
> When I'm using TortoiseSVN, I see a dialog with the conflict-markers and
> some other text. There are choices to take the entire "theirs" or
> "local" property, or to manually edit the property. Manually editing
> brings up the properties dialog; I need to select the conflicting
> property myself. When I do that, I just get the "local" version, with no
> conflict markers.
> For svn:externals and other properties, the problem is exacerbated,
> because the default editor for the property is a dialog, so copy-paste
> is cumbersome.
> I'd prefer either my external diff tool, or an editor with the conflict
> markers. Is there some way to accomplish this?
> Additionally, after all the changes have been made manually, I cannot
> seem to "resolve" the changes from the merge dialog. Right-clicking on
> the "conflicted" entry in the merge dialog does not have a "mark as
> resolved" option, and there is no button to that effect on the
> double-click dialog for this property, either. I had to go into my
> working copy for this option.

Can you try a nightly build from trunk?
I think I implemented better property conflict resolving there, but it's
been a while and I'm not entirely sure :)

Also, can't start VS anymore - harddrive is failing and starting VS
locks up the whole computer now. Ordered a new harddrive, but until it
arrives and I've installed everything from scratch again, I can't test

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