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Re: [OT] svn rollback

On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 12:05:02AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 12:34 +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > 
> > Uh? Is "rollback" (in the sense of "undoing" a commit) possible with SVN
> > without manually fiddling in the repository at all?
> > 
> > If this is *not* the case and you're meaning committing a patch undoing
> > a past change, then the new commit will get a greater revision number.
> disk crash -> restore from backup.
Naturally, this is a daily happening for most projects, no?  :-)

> No, there is no api to remove revisions, which is why its an unusual
> event :).
There is wisdom in what the svn devs did.  :-)

> Other VCS's however, allow rollbacks to occur much more easily ;).
Yes, like CVS, which "encourages" admins to manually edit the repository
itself.  Argh.



Roberto C. Sanchez

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