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Re: Reverting a delete

From: Jean-Claude Antonio <jcantonio_at_arcetis.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 11:23:16 +0100

Hi,

If you want to keep history you can use:
svn copy -r (the revision before it was deleted) url_to_path url_to_path
Cheers,

Giulio Troccoli a écrit :
> One developer deleted a file (with svn delete) and committed. Now we
> want that file back. I can think of two ways to do that:
>
> 1. update to the revision before the deletion, make a copy of the file,
> update to HEAD, move back the file, svn add and svn commit
> 2. update to HEAD, reverse merge the revison that deleted the file (svn
> merge -c-<rev>), svn commit
>
> The end result is obviously the same: I will have my file back. However:
> - the first method does not preserve the history of the file
> - none of the methods is a cheap copy
>
> Am I right? Is there a way to reverse that deletion, preserving the
> history and with a cheap copy? In this case, I'm not too bothered about
> cheap or non-cheap copies, as it's just one small file. But it would be
> nice to know if it's possible it case I would need to do the same for
> more and/or larger files.
>
> Giulio
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