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Re: reverse merging a delete operation

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: 2005-08-13 18:36:38 CEST

On Friday 12 August 2005 19:58, David Weintraub wrote:
> Why not use an "svn cp" to copy the deleted folder into the new
> release? Something like this:
> $svn co $REP/foo/releases releases
> $ cd releases
> $ svn cp $REP/foo-lib@409 .
> Or more simply:
> $svn cp $REP/foo-lib@409 $REP/foo/releases -m "Undeleting the foo-lib
> folder"
> Not sure of the exact syntax, but you get the idea.

That's exactly what I did eventually, but I was interested in the more generic
way, i.e. using reverse merging to undo some action.

Also, I suspect a bug:

> > svn merge -r410:409 $REP/foo-lib@409 .
> >
> > Still doesn't work (File not found: revision 410, path '/foo-lib').

The message is completely right, but the fact that the path doesn't exist is
just an indicator that something was deleted. IMHO it should be able to
perform the operation.


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