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Re: branching and switch question

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-25 17:42:48 CEST

On Wed, 2004-08-25 at 09:46, Fery wrote:

> I thought that I create the branch from the BASE revision of my working
> copy, switch to it, and then commit my modifications. The problem is,
> when I switch to the newly created branch, I get some conflicts, despite
> of that the switch should modify nothing in my working copy!

The general formula for this is:

1. Create a branch: svn cp URL1 URL2
2. Switch to the branch: svn switch URL2

If you created the branch by running 'svn cp working-copy URL', you're
likely to create a branch in the repository with "unexpected" results.
I won't go into detail here.

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Received on Wed Aug 25 17:44:00 2004

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