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Re: Finding when a file disappeared?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-05 21:09:11 CEST

"Talley, Brooks" <brooks@frnk.com> writes:

> Ok, someone (probably me) deleted a rarely used but important file
> during a commit at some point in the past 40 or so versions.
> I do have the file and could re-add it, but it raised the question: if I
> didn't, is there a handy way to, knowing the pathname of a file, ask
> subversion when it was deleted/changed/etc? I see svnlook history, which
> seems like it could do the trick, but is there any way to do the same
> from plain old svn on a developer's workstation that doesn't have admin
> (or local) access to the repository?

Run 'svn log -v' on some parent directory of that file. Look for the
revision that indicates the file was deleted.

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