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Re: Deficiency in Subversion - restore breaks working copies

From: Jani Averbach <jaa_at_cc.jyu.fi>
Date: 2003-08-14 23:47:51 CEST

On Thu, 14 Aug 2003, John Locke wrote:

> Why do you need to synchronize hundreds of working copies?
> But if you're restoring from a backup, I don't see how that breaks the
> working copies.
> Ditch your working copy, check out a new one. It's hard to get simpler
> than that! If your users have working copies that are a lot different
> than the repository, maybe you should spend your energy educating them
> about committing their changes more frequently!

The problem here is that backup is lagging some revision behind
of working copies (head), so then there are differencies between them. And
most resent data is presented in the working copies in this case.

In perfect world this should not happen (you should have up to date
backups), but you know, there is not such thing like a perfect world.

BR, Jani

Jani Averbach
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