RE: ShowLog dialog and revert
From: Larry Marshall <lcm_at_marshap.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 07:17:04 -0700
Thanks for being the voice of reason.
I think I'm still confused about which Revert to use. If I want to revert
When the original problem occurred, I realized I had trouble when I saw the
From: Simon Large [mailto:simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com]
Sent: Saturday, July 26, 2008 4:22 PM
Subject: Re: ShowLog dialog and revert
2008/7/26 Larry Marshall <lcm_at_marshap.com>:
> I am a new user of TSVN, using it with VS 2008 on an XP SP3 system. I
> had made some changes to a single file. I needed to revert this file
> back about
> 4 revisions. I went into the Show Log dialog and unfortunately
> selected "Revert to this revision". To my horror, it reverted the
> entire repo to the selected revision. Evidently I should have selected
> "Revert changes from this revision".
No, I think you were right the first time, but you should show the log for
You need to distinguish between the working copy and the repository.
The command you ran just changed your working copy. To undo that change you
Nothing changes in the repository until you 'commit' your local changes.
> My corrective approach was to shut down svnserve and restore the
> previous night's backup. But there must be a more effective way to
> recover from this poor choice of "reverts". Can anyone point me in that
First of all, DON'T PANIC. This is a revision control system. Nothing is
Even if you did commit the change, you can undo it - this is a version
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