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Re: Commit only parts of files

From: fonitzu <no_spam_at_fonitzu.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 08:34:34 +0200

On 05.04.2016 20:42, Stefan Küng wrote:
> On 05.04.2016 13:55, fonitzu wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After digging for a while, I have found in tsvn's help at 4.4.3 that
>> using TortoiseMerge it is possible to "cherry picking" changes to be
>> included in a commit (in context of "Restore after commit").
>> How about other differs?
>> I regularly use ExamDiff and I miss this feature, I always need to undo
>> all other unrelated changes in a file before committing.
> It doesn't matter which diff tool you use. If you activate "restore
> after commit", then you can edit the file with whatever tool you like
> and then commit. After the commit, the file is restored to what it was
> before, i.e. a new diff will show only those changes that were not
> committed before.

I know about that.

What I would like to have is a process like this:
- make a backup of the actual file (what actually "Restore after commit"
- revert the file,
- diff the (reverted) file against the backup (and save the changes
using the diff tool),
- commit the file,
- restore the backup.

This will easily allow "cherry picking" working copy changes into the
commit, I don't have to revert (a lot of) changes using the diff tool
when I use "Restore after commit" to be able to keep only one change.

Of course I can do all this stuff manually, but it is not convenient to
me because usually I open the commit dialog to figure out which file(s)
are changed and need to be part of the commit and mostly have to commit
file(s) in more than one step.



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