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Re: Branch from working copy

From: Frodak Baksik <frodak17_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-08 17:14:40 CET

On 3/8/07, Méresse Christophe wrote:
> ________________________________
> From: Brian E. Fox [mailto:brianf@reply.infinity.nu]
> Sent: mercredi, 7. mars 2007 22:04
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Branch from working copy
> Hi,
> Let me start by saying that we switched our company over to SVN from CVS 1.5
> years ago. As far as I'm concerned, SVN is hands down the best SCM tool I've
> ever used. The documentation is also one of the best I've seen in OSS.
> I just have one small issue that I can't seem to find the answer to. When
> developers create a branch from working copy, the copy and the commits are
> committed in a single revision (as the doc says). This causes problems when
> merging because diffing R-1 on that branch causes an error because the
> branch didn't exist in R-1. What is the correct way to recover from this and
> perform the merge? (no matter how many times I instruct the devs to make the
> branch first, switch and then commit, inevitably someone does it and then
> comes crying to me)
> Did you try:
> svn merge <url_from_which_the_workspace_were_created(maybe
> trunk...)>@R-1 <branch_url>@R
> Regards
> Christophe

Some of this was discussed in the following thread:


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