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Re: [Book] Undo Changes section.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-28 00:43:37 CEST

On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 17:32, Daniel Santa Cruz wrote:
> I was wondering about the correctness of the example:
> svn merge -r 303:302 ......
> Seems that the current head revision is 349, why are they using 303:302?
> Should it be
> svn merge -r 349:302 ......

'svn merge -r 349:302' would undo every single change ever made to the
file, every since r302. Sure, you might want to do that. But the
example in the book wants to remove *only* the r303 change. So by
comparing r303 with r302, you get a 'reverse patch' which only undoes
that one change.

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