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Re: Undo commit in history

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2008 16:02:20 -0400

The front page of http://svnbook.red-bean.com/ has information on
sending feedback about the book. I suggest making an actual patch, if
you can -- that greatly increases the chances of the suggested
improvement happening.


"Marc Whitlow" <marc_whitlow_at_sbcglobal.net> writes:
> Dear Subversion crew,
> I am new to Subversion so I was reading up on the 1.4 version. At the bottom
> of the history section http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.tour.history.html
> in the information box you state:
> Many Subversion newcomers attempt to use the above svn update example to ?undo?
> committed changes, but this won't work as you can't commit changes that you
> obtain from backdating a working copy if the changed files have newer
> revisions. See the section called ?Resurrecting Deleted Items? for a
> description of how to ?undo? a commit.
> I would suggest telling the reader what is the appropriate command or command
> sequence. So they go away with point ?to undo a committed change you . . .? in
> addition to the ?Resurrecting Deleted Items? link.
> Sincerely yours,
> Marc Whitlow

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