VersionControlServer.CreateBranch Method (String, String, VersionSpec, String, String, CheckinNote, PolicyOverrideInfo, Mapping[])

Creates a branch on the server and checks it in without downloading the branch to the client.

Namespace:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client
Assembly:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client (in Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.dll)

public int CreateBranch(
	string sourcePath,
	string targetPath,
	VersionSpec version,
	string owner,
	string comment,
	CheckinNote checkinNote,
	PolicyOverrideInfo policyOverride,
	Mapping[] mappings
)

Parameters

sourcePath
Type: System.String
Source path of the branch - must be a server path.
targetPath
Type: System.String
Target path of the branch - must be a server path.
version
Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.VersionSpec
Changeset or DateTime version spec with which to create the branch.
owner
Type: System.String
Owner of the Changeset. If null, defaults to the authenticated user.
comment
Type: System.String
Comment on the Changeset. Can be null.
checkinNote
Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.CheckinNote
CheckinNote. Can be null.
policyOverride
Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.PolicyOverrideInfo
PolicyOverrideInfo. Can be null.
mappings
Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.Mapping[]
An array of mappings under the target path to include / exclude from the branch.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
Changeset identifier for the check in of the branch.

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