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From "Andreas Stieger" <>
Subject Re: Feature request: Save the old file when svn revert
Date Tue, 21 Jul 2015 08:38:07 GMT

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 myself.
> 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


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