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Re: Accidental deletion caused breach in file history

From: Jon Daley <tortoise_at_jon.limedaley.com>
Date: 2007-05-30 12:41:51 CEST

On Wed, 30 May 2007, Stefan Küng wrote:
> You simply can copy the file from the repository back to your working
> copy, there's no need to do a reverse merge here (if the file was
> accidentally removed). You only need to do reverse-merges if you want
> to undo some *changes*.
> The equivalent for the CL client would be:
> svn copy http://mydomain.com/svn/repo/trunk/removedfolder@100
> path/to/workingcopy/removedfolder

         Thanks. I guessed and tried that command line yesterday on a
file, and had some trouble with it (it gave an error, I forget what it was
now) so I did a reverse merge to recover my file. I'll try again the next
time I need it.

Jon Daley
Things should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler.
-- Albert Einstein

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