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Re: why the inconsistency between some svn commands?

From: Jim Correia <jim.correia_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2005-08-05 21:17:31 CEST

On Aug 5, 2005, at 3:05 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:

> so if i did an update, regretted it and wanted to revert, i'd need
> to:
> $ svn update
> $ svn --recursive revert .

Revert does not undo an update.

> which strikes me as non-intuitive. it seems that, for consistency,
> commands should try (as much as possible) to take the same approach
> to defaults. or am i misreading something?

Update will never lose your current working copy changes. A recursive
revert by definition throws away all your working copy changes, so it
is more conservative in its approach.


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