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Re: Restoring removed files

From: Marc Haisenko <haisenko_at_comdasys.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 15:02:51 +0100

On Friday 07 March 2008, David Aldrich wrote:
> Hi
> Today we accidentally removed some files from a subversion repository,
> but managed to restore them using a reverse-merge. We gleaned how to do
> this from some mail posts etc.
> Please can anyone direct me to a formal recommended procedure for
> restoring removed files in Subversion?
> Can TortoiseSVN help?
> Thanks
> David

A reverse merge already is the correct method. You could also do a "svn cp"
which also keeps the history, but I'd do that only for single files (and even
then I'd rather to a reverse merge, I guess).

Marc Haisenko
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