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Date:      Wed, 6 May 2020 06:44:51 +0200
From:      Michael Schuster <michaelsprivate@gmail.com>
To:        Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>
Cc:        questions <questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: using subversion
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Hi Robert,

svn doesn't care why you want to revert (in my experience, anyway).
For completeness' sake, let me add that you should not do "svn rm", just
"svn revert - - depth=infinity FOO/BAR"
should do the trick.

HTH
Michael


On Wed, May 6, 2020, 02:16 Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com> wrote:

>
> Michael Schuster writes:
>
> >   >              Scenario:
> >   >              I have a directory, FOO, which is the root for an svn
> tree.
> >   >              Under FOO is (directory) BAR.
> >   >              I want to delete - as in completely remove from both
> disk and the
> >   >      svn records - BAR (and subordinate content).
> >   >              Then I want to get a pristine copy of BAR (and
> subordinate
> >   >      content) from the repository.
> >   >              Is this the correct process:
> >   >
> >   >      root> cd FOO
> >   >      root> svn rm BAR
> >   >      root> svn co BAR
> >   >
> >   >              ?  (And if not: what is?)
> >
> >   >  I think "svn revert" is what you are looking for...
>
>         Additional information:
>         There have been no deliberate changes in BAR; the contents of
> the (sub-)tree seem to have been corrupted and I want to wipe things
> out and start over from the same point as FOO.
>         Does that change the answer?
>
>
>                         Respectfully,
>
>
>                                 Robert Huff
>
>



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