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Re: Newbie needs help with rolling back to older revision, then commiting that revision

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 15:33:03 -0400

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 3:22 PM, croceldon <croceldon_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Also, if you use the "update" command not from the submenu but the main
>> menu, that will always update to HEAD.
>
> I think this was my problem. Here's what I did to make this work. I
> made a copy of my working directory, then modified all the files the
> way I wanted. I then updated my working directory to the latest
> revision. Then, I copied the changed files from the copy of my
> working directory to my actual working directory and committed from
> there. I'm sure there's a better way, but this is the only thing I
> could get to work.
>
> In the future, what's the actual process I should take when I want to
> roll back to a different version? I think I must have missed a step
> with my initial attempt....

See the links I gave you. You need to start with a WC updated to HEAD,
then perform a "reverse merge" to undo the changes made after the
point where you want to revert to.

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