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From "Gav...." <brightoncomput...@brightontown.com.au>
Subject RE: lost svn history for samples (Was: commit: r556367 [1/2])
Date Thu, 14 Feb 2008 10:54:30 GMT
David,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Crossley [mailto:crossley@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, 30 January 2008 2:49 PM
> To: dev@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: Re: lost svn history for samples (Was: commit: r556367 [1/2])
> 
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 David Crossley wrote:
> > Gav.... wrote:
> > > From: David Crossley
> > > >
> > > > Ooops. You should have used 'svn move'. This has now lost all
> > > > the svn history for those files.
> > >
> > > Welcome back :)
> > >
> > > Do you know, I did try and use 'svn move' but it would have
> > > none of it, several complaints of which I can't remember.
> >
> > If you have problems when commiting, then please discuss
> > it with your friends.
> >
> > > I suppose we could revert back before this commit and then try
> > > the svn move again ?
> >
> > Yes please. We connot afford to lose svn history.
> >
> > If you continue to have trouble, then one of the other
> > committers will need to help.
> >
> > > One file doesn't get moved but gets changed
> > > instead (index.xml) meaning we can't move that directory whole, each
> file
> > > would need to be done individually I think.
> >
> > There is always a way. Perhaps index.xml needs to be copied
> > and the others moved. Individually perhaps. It is trivial
> > to create a temporary shell script to do the individual
> > moves and copies. For example, use 'ls samples > temp.sh'
> > and vi to edit it into a shell script which performs a
> > list of 'svn mv' or 'svn cp' commands.
> 
> Done now. See https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-1063

Wow, much work had to be done here, goes to show how a simple mistake
can blow out.
> 
> In future please do reverts promptly. It makes it more difficult
> to do it later.

Absolutely, I did try at the time, my svn foo not being up to scratch I
stuffed that up too.

Thanks for your hard work on this and correcting it all.

Gav...

> 
> -David
> 
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