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From Ivan Zhakov <>
Subject Re: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert
Date Wed, 22 Jul 2015 12:58:21 GMT
On 21 July 2015 at 11:38, Andreas Stieger <> wrote:
> Hello,
> David Grierson wrote:
>> > "svn revert" will delete the local changes and nowhere to find, which
>> > is dangerous.
>> > I suggest the default behaiver should be save the local changed
>> > file(if any) to "filename.local" and do the revert.
>> >
>> That's actually not a bad idea ... I've been burnt by this one a couple of times
>> Probably worth raising it with the list to see if it's
something that they've considered previously.
> Actually a feature in at least one GUI client:
> Otherwise it's rather platform specific to implement, and may be better suited for integrated
I think best solution is to move reverted files to Recycle Bin if it
present on platform.

Many platforms seems to have Recycle Bin concept these days: Recycle
Bin on Windows, ~/.Trash on Ubuntu and Trash on Mac OS [1]


Ivan Zhakov

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