FW: Cannot resurrect branches directly
Oh - and we're in windows
From: Stephen Kestle
Sent: Thursday, 19 August 2004 11:36 a.m.
Subject: Cannot resurrect branches directly
In ViewCVS, we can look at the subversion tree at a specific version
before the branch was deleted. In all the subversion tools it says
things like "url could not be found in this revision" - there's another
one, depending on the command but I can't remember it.
* Yes, we are typing the revision number correctly
* Yes, we have checked that revision (and others) in the parent
directory and seen the branch appear and disappear in the lists.
* A checkout of the parent branch at that revision correctly grabs
* Branching does not work off the checked out branch
* Merging still works
[Is there a way to resurrect this? (Not what we wanted to do)]
We wanted to branch it to retain history, but have merged it into an
empty branch that is alive.
So, copy, checkout, branch, list do not work but merge and export do.
Oh - we're using 1.06 (and why is there no version command? That's
Received on Thu Aug 19 01:50:11 2004
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