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RE: Inconsistent svn cp error messages and behaviour, recovering to earlier revision doesn't work

From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_compacsort.com>
Date: 2006-09-07 08:59:01 CEST

Quoth Harri Järvi <mailto:harri.jarvi@tut.fi>:
> Reverting to an earlier revision of a file doesn't work. And
> there are inconsistent error messages when trying to do so.
>
> The following is an excerpt of what goes on:
>
> 1$ svn rm file.txt
> D file.txt
>
> 2$ svn cp -r 349 svn+ssh://host/repository/trunk/file.txt file.txt
> svn: Entry for 'build.xml' exists (though the working file is missing)

Isn't it better to to a reverse-merge to revert to an earlier version of
a file?

Mind you, then it shows up in the log as a local modification, not a
delete-and-copy. But it's easy enough to add a suitable comment.

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