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From "Grierson, David" <>
Subject RE: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert
Date Tue, 21 Jul 2015 09:20:57 GMT
Apologies for the previous top-posting ... I hate Outlook sometimes.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: OBones []
> Sent: 21 July 2015 10:06
> To: Grierson, David; Andreas Stieger
> Cc: 牛暁冬;
> Subject: Re: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert
> Grierson, David wrote:
> > I completely understand that the action of sending to the Recycle Bin
> (in TortoiseSVN) is very system specific.
> >
> > To simply rename the item being reverted as $item.$backupSuffix before
> then restoring the pristine item is presumably not that system specific?
> >
> > Having this functionality in the base tool would then provide a benefit
> to all users and not just those using a specific IDE.
> I would very much prefer if this could be an option that is not enabled
> by default. I mean, this would clutter the filesystem with many files
> that one would have to delete manually, especially when considering that
> some of us are using less than optimal filesystems when it comes down to
> lots of small files.

Presumably only if you're doing a lot of reverts and surely that's going to be negligible
compared with the existing hit you're receiving from the working copy files.

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