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Re: repository on client is newer than on server as a result of server hd failure

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-02-09 00:13:21 CET

On Feb 8, 2006, at 19:33, Jon Scott Stevens wrote:

> i had a hard drive failure on my server and my backups were about a
> month old. long story, but normally i'm much better (ie: daily)
> about backups. i do have my svn project checked out on my laptop
> and that is the latest version of the project so that is good as i
> haven't lost any data. i also have all the old commitmessage emails
> so i can see what changed over the month of lost data.
>
> now, i would like to now bring the server back up to date with what
> is on my laptop. since my laptop thinks the server revision doesn't
> exist, i don't know of any other idea than doing a fresh checkout
> of the older revision on the server, copying the files on my laptop
> over the fresh checkout and then committing back.

I provided advice to someone else about a similar problem some time ago:

http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2005-08/0347.shtml

Note that the recipe there won't work if you need to add or delete
files; you'll have to deal with those by hand.

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