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Re: [Subclipse-users] How to Restore Deleted Revisions?

From: Graham Anderson <grahama1970_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 13:16:05 -0700

Thanks for the reply, Mark.

Within Eclipse, I use Refresh quite a bit. And, sometimes the (fla or
swf) file does not show a change even though I am certain the file is
different. In such cases, is there a work-around?

many thanks
Graham

On May 22, 2008, at 1:07 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:

> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 4:02 PM, Graham Anderson <grahama1970_at_gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> For some reason, only recent revisions of my Flash (.fla and .as)
>> files are
>> being shown within Subclipse using the History command.
>> Is there a way to restore these deleted (older than 3 days)
>> revisions ? And
>> to prevent this in the future, how do you delete revisions in the
>> first
>> place?
>>
>>
>> Clue: Sometimes recompiling a Flash (swf or fla) file does not
>> show a
>> 'changed' status within Eclipse. So, within subclipse, I delete the
>> file and
>> add it back.
>
> The problem is that when you delete something and add it back we think
> you really meant to do that. So you wind up with svn delete + svn
> add, which is a 'R'eplace in Subversion terms. This means you are
> starting a new line of history. So looking at history will not trace
> back to before the Replace happens.
>
> If you recompile a flash, trying using the Eclipse refresh option. If
> the file was modified it should show as modified. That said, it is
> possible to compile something and get the same object. For example, I
> will regularly recompile DLL's and copy them over the current versions
> and only some show differences. Even though the files are changed
> locally, Subversion will only show them as modified if the contents
> also differ.
>
> --
> Thanks
>
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
>
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