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Re: Cannot resurrect branches directly

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-08-19 01:54:06 CEST

Stephen Kestle wrote:
> 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
> the revision
> * 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
> really strange)

svn --version

You really need to show us actual subversion commands that you executed, and
their output. It is virtually impossible to describe a problem like this in
English prose alone, in sufficient detail for others to help.

Max.

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