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Re: usage of "Revert changes from this revision"?

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2004-04-13 18:51:47 CEST

Glenn Carr <GCarr@ConnectShip.com> wrote on 04/13/2004 12:32:39 PM:

> One of the exercises was to restore a set of changes to a previous
> Many of them tried "Revert changes from this revision" from the revision
> dialog with weird and seemingly bizarre results. We had determined from
> docs[1] that the best way to do this was using merge. The problem was
> the menu item "Revert changes from this revision" was so enticing on the
> log dialog. It was odd though, that we don't find any reference to
> reverting changes from a particular revision in the SVN docs.
> What exactly should one expect when selecting this menu item? Is there
> a corresponding option using svn.exe? What are some scenarios in which
> could be used?

Sounds like it would be running svn revert


Not sure from your description if that is what you want to do. If you
wanted to set your working copy to a particular version from the
repository, it seems like you could use the svn switch option.


Received on Tue Apr 13 18:52:31 2004

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