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Re: [Subclipse-users] Restore deleted files

From: jcompagner <jcompagner_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 10:45:17 +0200

i agree this would be nice

1 week ago i also needed to look at deleted files. And the only thing now to
do is just check out a revision in another folder/project and then compare
(but then hell breaks loose if you start copying over some deleted folders
to the current checked out head... thats another thing that really should be


On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 02:01, Jacob Weber <jacob_at_jacobweber.com> wrote:

> Are there any plans for Subclipse to let you restore deleted files? This is
> a feature I really miss from CVS.
> I don't know whether Subversion lets you query a directory for deleted
> paths. If so, you could present those files in a dialog, the way Eclipse's
> CVS client does.
> If not, a (less elegant) solution would be to make users find the revision
> containing the deletion. Then they could right-click the deleted file, and
> restore it (or at least view its contents.) Internally, I suppose you would
> have to ask SVN for the previous revision's copy of that file.
> Currently, this isn't possible, partly because of a bug I reported a few
> months ago (#902). So your only option is to revert the entire revision,
> which could be a real pain if your project has changed significantly.
> Or am I missing something obvious? The last discussion I could find in the
> forums on this topic was from 2005.
> Thanks,
> Jacob
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