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RE: The unadd, undelete methods and the client README.

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2001-09-17 20:31:59 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mo DeJong [mailto:supermo@bayarea.net]
> Sent: 17 September 2001 20:29

[...]
> I tried to come up with a good reason to include the unadd and undelete
> subcommands. I could not think of anything that could not be done
> using add/delete before doing a commit. One thing about the undelete
> method that did seem interesting was the possibility of using it after
> a commit that removes a directory.
>
> % mkdir newdir
> % svn add newdir
> % touch foo.c
> % svn add foo.c
> % cd ..
> % svn commit newdir -m "added newdir"
>
> % svn delete newdir
> % svn commit -m "deleted newdir"
>
> % svn undelete newdir
> % svn commit -m "woops, I did not want to delete newdir"
>
> I looked around in svn_wc_undelete but it does not look like this is what
> it was trying to do. Does this seem like a reasonable use case? Is there
> some other way a user could resurrect a directory that had been deleted?
> If not, perhaps the undelete subcommand should be retained.

What about:

$ svn revert newdir -rev (current_rev - 1)

?? Ofcourse I could be way off...

Sander

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