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RE: Re: Bug with restore after commit feature

From: <w_sullivan_at_outlook.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 05:48:19 -0700 (PDT)

> On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 9:14 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > On 29.01.2014 13:57, Baruch Burstein wrote:
> > > I found a bug in the restore after commit feature.
> > > Consider the following scenario:
> > >
> > > I have a file 'foo.c' that I want to commit only part of.
> > > I mark it for restoration after commit, which saves a copy of it aside,
> > > and then edit it
> > > I try to commit, but get an error that some of the files in my commit
> > > are outdated, including 'foo.c', and a dialog to select update working
> > > copy or cancel (I don't remember the exact messages)
> > > I click 'Update', and tortoisesvn updates my working copy, including
> > > `foo.c`, merging it *with my temporary version*
> > > I get the commit dialog back, and perform the commit
> > > HERE IS THE PROBLEM: After the commit, 'foo.c' is restored from it's
> > > copy that was put aside, which is it's old version before the update. I
> > > am now left with an updated working copy, but an old 'foo.c'
> >
> > Now show the diff of that file against BASE, and you can revert the
> > changes that got updated.
> >
> I know it can be worked around. The problem is that it is not at all
> apparent that there is anything wrong. I did an update and a commit, and I
> thought I was now at the latest version. When I tried compiling I suddenly
> got errors. I might of even compiled fine and gotten runtime errors and
> never would of guessed what the problem was.
> Also, I spent a few minutes doing the merge with the update, not realizing
> I was merging into my edited file. This causes a pointless and annoying
> merge.
> --
> ˙uʍop-ǝpısdn sı ɹoʇıuoɯ ɹnoʎ 'sıɥʇ pɐǝɹ uɐɔ noʎ ɟı

I agree with Baruch. In my opinion it can not be expected that the developer must be make a diff against BASE.
Is it possible to merge the file content from the "patch" commit and the local changes?


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