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Re: svn revert question

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 11:47:48 -0500

On Aug 18, 2009, at 11:33, Anto Marky wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 9:54 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Aug 18, 2009, at 11:12, Anto Marky wrote:
>>> I am new to SVN, one of my user has mistakenly updated my testing
>>> server using svn update from the root directory. It has added,
>>> updated and deleted a lot of files which are not supposed to be,
>>> Is there any way I can revert back to the previous state? Its an
>>> emergency, any help would be appreciated.
>> Yes:
>> svn up -r X
>> where X is the older revision you want to go back to.
> The files of the previous state were not of the same revision, each
> one had a different revision as the files were updated individually
> with different revision number. Is there any way I can use the svn
> switch to a previous date using the svn switch '{' DATE '}'
> commanks and?

Yes, Subversion accepts a date anywhere it accepts a revision. So e.g.:

svn up -r '{2009-08-15}'

You can also update individual items to specific revisions or dates
if desired:

svn up -r '{2009-08-15}' path/to/some/file.txt


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