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RE: Re: Add missing files to old revision

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 14:50:18 -0400

> > Hi,
> >
> > On 10 October 2010 15:39, zishan <jashsoftpk_at_aim.com> wrote:
> > > I have forgot to add some files in my older revision no. 56. I
> am now on revision 63. How can I add missing files safely to
> revision 56?
> > >
> >
> > You can't, a revision is an immutable state of the repository
> (well,
> > unless you start dumping & reloading repositories, but that's
> advanced
> > svn administrator territory).
> >
> > The best 'solution' is for you to create a 'tag' or 'branch' (==
> copy
> > in both cases) of revision 56 and then add the missing files to
> the
> > tag/branch too.
> >
> > Using tags you can keep much better track of 'interesting' states
> of
> > the repository compared to remembering revision numbers.
> >
> > --
> Ok, I have created a branch of revision 56 and make a local working
> copy of it and added missing files in that folder and committed it.
> Now I am trying to merge it with the TRUNK using Merge Reintegrate,
> but its not adding my missing files from Branch to the trunk. Whats
> wrong?
>

I'm surprised it even lets you do a reintegrate. Did you merge trunk into your branch before trying your reintegrate? Why are you doing this... if you just want to add the missing files to trunk, why not do it directly.

BOb

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