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Re: desperately need to retroactively rewrite history

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 16:43:33 -0600

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 3:33 PM, The Grey Wolf <greywolf_at_starwolf.com> wrote:

> Hi, Les, (haven't seen you about in a while!)
> The problem in this is that I don't know that it's possible to retrieve
> AB/datafile as A/B/AB/datafile without jumping thru some hoops
> [making the directory A/B first]. There is also the possibility that the
> desired version might come from either AB/datafile, or A/B/AB/datafile,
> depending on whether the revision comes from before or after the migration.
> The difficult part is making sure that AB/datafile DOES NOT get recreated
> and re-integrated after we go thru the gyrations to make the dir structure
> more vertical.

You should get a tree conflict if you modify an old rev in its old location
and try to update or commit. Not sure what the right sequence of steps
would be to get it back to the moved copy position.

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2012-02-07 23:44:06 CET

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