Displays detailed information about past merges between the specified source and destination branches.
To use the merges command, you must have the Read permission set to Allow for both source and destination branches. For more information, see Team Foundation Server Permissions.
tf merges [source] destination [/recursive] [/extended] [/format:(brief|deltailed)] [/login:username, [password]] [/showall]]] [/collection:TeamProjectCollectionUrl]
Filters the merge history to include only entries with the specified sources.
This parameter is optional.
Specifies the destination branch for which merge history is displayed.
This parameter is required.
Provides a value to the /login option. You can specify a username value as either DOMAIN\UserName or UserName.
The URL of the team project collection that contains the branches about which you want to display the merge history (for example, http://myserver:8080/tfs/DefaultCollection).
Displays information for all merges in specified Team Foundation version control server folder and its subfolders.
Displays a list of merges for a specific range of target items (for example: tf merges tgt\file1.txt; C21-25). This option displays the types of merges (for example, add or edit) and detailed information about the source and target items. This option implies /format: Detailed.
You cannot use this option if you have specified a source item.
Specifies the formats in which merge history can appear:
Specifies the user name and password to authenticate the user with Visual Studio Team Foundation Server.
Displays all past merges for a given target item under its current name and all previously used names.
Specifies the team project collection.
For links to other Team Foundation commands that provide additional information about the items in your Team Foundation version control server and all the workspaces that map to it, see Informational Commands.
For more information on how to find the tf command-line utility, see Tf Command-Line Utility Commands.
The following example displays information about all merge operations performed between Beta1_branch and RTM_branch.
c:\projects>tf merges /recursive Beta1_branch RTM_branch
Changeset Merged in Changeset Author Date -------------------------------------------------------- 135 162 Justin 10/31/2003 146 162 Justin 10/31/2003 147* 167 Bill 11/02/2003
The asterisk ‘*’ next to changeset 147 indicates that only some of the changes in that changeset #147 were merged into changeset #167.