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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: How to back out a change

From: David Allouche
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: How to back out a change
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 16:25:30 +0100
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On Tue, Dec 09, 2003 at 12:14:52PM -0600, Mark A. Flacy wrote:
> It's no worse than some commerical version control systems.
> For example, if you do not have permissions to remove an element from a
> ClearCase repository, then the only way to "back out" a change is to:
> 1.  Check out the file.
> 2.  Get the previous version (the one prior to the screwed up check-in) and
>     replace the checked-out file with that one.
> 3.  Check in (commit) that file.

I was not comparing Arch to something else. I was just discussing the
inner consistence of Arch semantics.

That is not because something is not worse than something else, that it
could not use improvement :-)

> I really don't see the problem that you appear to see with way tla/arch
> handles this case.

Since you did not quote the parts of my message you were replying to, I
can hardly clarify. OTOH, it seems that Tom understood my point
correctly (the other reply to my message).

                                                            -- ddaa

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