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Re: Automate backup of working copy

From: Stefan Hett <stefan_at_egosoft.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:12:31 +0200

Hi Tim,
> Hi,
> Sometimes I don't commit stuff to the repository, because it doesn't work yet.
> Sometimes that can take a while to get right - I might put the work aside whilst I work on something else.
> Sometimes there's a lot of work put into getting something written and it's nearly there, but not nearly ready to be releasable.
> This happened very recently. Just before a complete, total, fundamental and unrecoverable hard drive crash on my machine - there was no chance of recovering the files and the drive was encrypted.
> So I've lost a lot of work - in particular an intricate learning exercise I'd carried out trying out a new module with a new set of libraries ... but just wasn't quite there as it was flaky and only performed at about 2.5% of the speed of the thing it was replacing.
> Is there a way to have tortoise automate the backup of my working copy folders? This must include changed, deleted and unversioned files.
Not aware there is something built in in TSVN.

Mind if I ask why don't you change your working habbit and create a
feature branch for this kind of work, commit it regularly and at the
point it's ready for trunk (or the production version) reintegrate the
feature branch?

Stefan Hett
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Received on 2016-07-29 14:12:39 CEST

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