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RE: deleted directories cannot be retrieved in old revision?

From: Reedick, Andrew <jr9445_at_ATT.COM>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 11:48:47 -0600

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olavo [mailto:olavo.lira_at_gemalto.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 10:11 AM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: deleted directories cannot be retrieved in old revision?
> Hi,
> I'm having a strange behavior (at least in my point of view). I
> try
> the command bellow and I receive the following error.
> checkout https://sagan/svn/projects/Quotations/trunk/3Q-2008/220 -r
> 5220
> --depth=infinity --force
> Bad URL passed to RA layer
> svn: URL 'https://sagan/svn/projects/Quotations/trunk/3Q-2008/220'
> doesn't
> exist
> The point is that in one revision after 5220, a user deleted
> several
> directories and now I want to retrieve this information.
> What am I doing wrong?
> The server is in version 1.5.1.

You use merging to put the directories back. If you just want to look at
the deleted dirs you need to read up on Peg Revisions:

For your checkout command you just need to add "@5220" to the end of
your url:
checkout -r5220

The "@5220" rolls the repository back in time and displays the directory
structure at the time of 5220. If you don't use "@5220" then "-r 5220"
tries to find the directory in the current (HEAD) directory structure.


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