Review of fitz's chapter 2

Ben Collins-Sussman sussman at
Sun Feb 25 17:52:20 CST 2007

On 2/25/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at> wrote:

> You *can* commit changes from a backdated working copy, because a
> backdated working copy looks exactly like and out-of-date one, and the
> ability to commit from a not-fully-updated working copy is a core
> principle of Subversion's design.  But can you can't commit changes from
> such a working copy to files *that have been modified in younger revisions*.

Yeah, yeah, you know that's what I meant.  :-)

What makes me cringe is when I see one svn user ask "how do I undo a
change?", and see another user say, "oh, just 'svn up -rX; svn
commit"".  Gah.

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