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Re: Backout a patch

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2011 17:35:10 +0100

On 4 April 2011 17:27, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04.04.2011 12:09, (:Dedalus) wrote:
>> On 04/04/2011 11:27, Simon Large wrote:
>>> Show log
>>> Right click on patch revision
>>> Revert changes from this revision
>>
>> Yhanks Simon, but it seems inaccurate:
>>
>> 1. I have a code file (called for example A);
>> 2. in A I have a routine called B;
>> 3. in B I put a comment line _//test commit 1_ and commit to revision x;
>> 4. in B I put a comment line _//test commit 1_ and commit to revision x + 1;

Does step 4 modify the line you added in step 3 or does it add a new
comment line?

>> 5. Show log: right click on patch revision and then Revert changes from
>> this revision: but this create a conflict and I do to manual edit the
>> conflict (but this is possible if I remember all the lines of the patch)
>>
>> I'm wrong?
>
> Your example requires that *both* revisions x and x+1 have to be
> reverted. Reverting just one results in a conflict as you have seen:
> because x and x+1 both modify the same line - it's not possible to just
> revert the one revision without a conflict.
>
> Use the command "revert to this revision" instead of "revert changes
> from this revision".

Simon

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