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Re: Modifications lost

From: Andrew Phillips <aphillips_at_wilcom.com.au>
Date: 2006-07-07 10:06:49 CEST

Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:

> If he tried to commit changes that are based on 117, Subversion will
> that and tell him to first update his working copy. Doing so will
merge all
> changes up to head into his working copy. If this leads to a conflict,
> is a simple resolution (using TSVN, as you later mention) to resolve
> conflict "using theirs" (discarding own changes) or "using mine"
> all changes pulled from the repository). The right solution is of
course to
> edit the conflict by hand, test the code and then commit a merged
version. If
> your buddy didn't do that, that's a recipe for losing changes.

Sorry I should have mentioned there were no conflicts. (We were working
on very different parts of the code.)

> Anyhow, you should lart that guy because using TSVN it's a breeze to
get a
> diff before checking in and at latest then he should really see what
> checking in. Using a tool is no excuse for not using one's brain.

Good point. He probably didn't do a diff, if he even knew how to do it.
I will make sure he does it next time.

Felix Gilcher wrote:
> Might it be possible that he's keeping the file open in the editor
> the update and that his editor/DIE is so broken that it does not warn
> the file was changed behind his back by svn update? Compiling at that
> would lead to an executable containing the changes and saving the file
> followed by a commit would remove the changes again? Even though it's
> impossible that svn does have a bug I'd rather doubt that you'd be the
> one noticing it (or maybe there's something very special about your
I think that is very likely the problem. I know Delphi does not always
tell you if a file you have open is modified externally. I'll check and
report back. Thanks.


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