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Re: How to take back a revision from the trunk of a working copy?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 14:09:01 -0600

On Jan 18, 2008, at 05:23, Andreas Schweigstill wrote:

> B. Bogart schrieb:
>> The only solution I found was to copy the changes files out of the
>> working copy, update to the latest revision, copy the old files back
>> over the current working copy and commit.
>> All the merge -c stuff did not solve the issue.
> You can do the "svn merge -c" stuff on the repository instead of your
> working copy, so this operations wouldn't be affected by your changed
> files in the WC.

No you can't. "merge" always operates on a working copy, never on a
repository directly. See "svn help merge". At least, it's that way in

> Afterwards do an "svn update" on your WC, so it is on the HEAD
> revision
> but it will either keep your local changes (for files which haven't
> been
> changed between r226 und r227) or merge them with the changes. When
> merging was not successfull for certain files they will have a "C"
> when
> running "svn status" or "svn status -q".

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