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Re: Creating trunk later

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006q2_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-05-22 12:51:29 CEST

On May 22, 2006, at 01:54, jbonnett wrote:

> Moving is equivalent to copy/delete according to the manual so I tried
> copying and the copy works OK but the log stays where it is and a new
> one with the comment, in my case, "Copied remotely" is created. So it
> looks like a move would lose my log. Thanks for your reply though.
> It is beginning to seem that the only way to achieve what I want is
> by a
> backdoor dump/manually edit/restore approach as someone else has
> suggested.
> I think the problem is that Subversion faithfully tries to reflect all
> modifications, as it is meant to do. What I want is to say, "No no, I
> screwed up, forget about all that!"

Your history is NOT lost. The fact that the message says "Copied
remotely" means you're probably using TortoiseSVN. Please note that
TortoiseSVN automatically uses the option "stop on copy" when showing
you a log. If you will turn off that option, or display a log from
the command line (where that option is not the default), the log will
not stop at places where you copy.

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