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RE: RE: Branching question

From: Jeff Lanzarotta <delux256-subversion_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2007-11-15 18:51:51 CET

I would love to be able to use merge, but the code is in binary files. You are not actually able to edit the files without first opening them in the development environment...

"Reedick, Andrew" <jr9445@ATT.COM> wrote: The delete and re-copy is "easy" but you will lose the history associated with the original 162. Besides, it would behoove you to learn/practice how to merge.
 You can use 'svn copy -r 162 svn://path/to/file current_workspace' to replace the HEAD with the old version.

   From: Jeff Lanzarotta [mailto:delux256-subversion@yahoo.com]
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 12:14 PM
To: Ian Wood; Reedick, Andrew; Subversion Mailing List
Subject: RE: RE: Branching question

I am using TortoiseSVN. You are correct in that I check it back in, the version number is the HEAD... Also, each of the revision have other files in them.

So, maybe the easiest way would be like you said, to delete the file, update to revision 162. But, can I get 162 back into the truck?

Ian Wood <Ian.Wood@sucden.co.uk> wrote: v\:* { BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML) } o\:* { BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML) } w\:* { BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML) } .shape { BEHAVIOR: url(#default#VML) } @font-face { font-family: Wingdings; } @font-face { font-family: Tahoma; } @page Section1 {size: 595.3pt 841.9pt; margin: 72.0pt 90.0pt 72.0pt 90.0pt; } P.MsoNormal { FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman" } LI.MsoNormal { FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman" } DIV.MsoNormal { FONT-SIZE: 12pt; MARGIN: 0cm 0cm 0pt; FONT-FAMILY: "Times New Roman" } A:link { COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline } SPAN.MsoHyperlink { COLOR: blue; TEXT-DECORATION: underline } A:visited { COLOR: purple; TEXT-DECORATION: underline } SPAN.MsoHyperlinkFollowed { COLOR: purple; TEXT-DECORATION: underline } SPAN.EmailStyle17 { COLOR: navy; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; mso-style-type: personal-reply } DIV.Section1 { page:
 Section1 } OL { MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0cm } UL { MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0cm } At least with TortoiseSVN…It may be easier to delete the working copy and then update it to the revision required.
     <!--[if !supportLists]--> <!--[endif]-->Do I need to so an "unmerge" for each revision, i.e. unmerge 195, unmerge 193, unmerge 191, and unmerge 187, which will get me to 162?
     Doing this would get you to what the file was at revision 162, but when you commit that it will take the revision number of the Head.
     From: Jeff Lanzarotta [mailto:delux256-subversion@yahoo.com]
Sent: 15 November 2007 16:40
To: Reedick, Andrew; Subversion Mailing List
Subject: RE: Branching question

     Interesting... What if I need to go back 4 revisions... The current revision number is 195 and revision I need to get to is 162...

Do I need to so an "unmerge" for each revision, i.e. unmerge 195, unmerge 193, unmerge 191, and unmerge 187, which will get me to 162?

"Reedick, Andrew" <jr9445@ATT.COM> wrote:
> From: Jeff Lanzarotta [mailto:delux256-subversion@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 10:21 AM
> To: Subversion Mailing List
> Subject: Branching question
> I currently have a file, let's say foo.exe, checked into an svn
> repository. My repository is set up with the typical trunk,
> branches, and tags layout. The file foo.exe is checked into
> the trunk. foo.exe has several revision against it, 1, 2, and
> 3 with 3 being the HEAD.
> Here is the question, can I move revisions 2 and 3 into a branch
> and make 1 the HEAD again? The powers at be do not want the
> changes that are in revisions 2 and 3 until sometime next year,
> so they want revert back to revision 1 as the HEAD. Is this
> possible or is there a different way to do it...

1. Create next_year_branch from revision 3.

2. On the trunk, unmerge (do a reverse merge) revisions 2 and 3. Refer
to "Undoing Changes" in

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