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Re: Restoring from older backup, how to sync again?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-08 16:39:53 CET

On Mar 5, 2006, at 06:01, cleaner416 wrote:

> Recently the hard disk containing my code repositories crashed and
> I had to
> restore from a 1 week old backup. On a development machine I have
> made
> several changes to a couple of repositories and committed them
> during the
> week. So I still have the lastest code on my client machine, but the
> repository on the svn server is a week old. So now I have a
> situation like
> this:
>
> Development machine: has revision #45, doesn't think a commit is
> needed (I
> committed right before the server HD crash)
> Server that lost a week of commits has revision #40
>
> What's the best approach to re-sync here? I don't mind missing
> 41-44, but
> I'm hoping there is a solution where I can resync without simply
> blowing
> away the project and starting at rev 1 again with the latest source.

Here's the solution I posted awhile ago to someone else's similar
problem:

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

Note that this does not address adding or deleting files, which
you'll have to take care to handle separately.

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