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Re: Deleting the latest 2 revisions

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-22 19:14:01 CET

"Claude Montpetit [Nertec]" <cmontpetit@nertec.com> writes:
> I know about reverse merge and copy to restore deleted files or
> directories, but I wonder if there is another way. I am afraid that
> undoing the delete using these will cause the repository size to
> triple, if not more (there were many branches).

Do 'svn cp -rOLD_REV URL URL'.

> So I have 2.5 questions:
> 1- I know that Subversion only stores deltas but how does it deal with
> deletion like this? Will it increase my repository size considerably?

No, it will increase it by almost nothing.

> 2- Also, if someone had a branch checked out with local changes, will
> the the link back to the restored folder be problematic?

Probably not, but let us know.


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