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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] old/ deleted files

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] old/ deleted files
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 16:12:38 -0400

Charles Duffy wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-24 at 00:34, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
>> So what makes more sense from now on - just rm-ing and relying on tla to
>> pull old stuff back out occasionally, or still keeping my old/ dir?
> Pulling old stuff back out is very, very easy if you keep a fully
> populated revision library -- just copy the file out of the revlib copy
> of your tree it was last in, and (if you're using explicit tags, which I
> don't) reassign it its old ID.
> Given that this ("copy the old file out of a spot on your hard drive")
> is so easy, I don't see any particularly reason to use an old/
> directory.

An even easier fix is to tla get this--that--theother--patch--something,
and to cp the file into the live working copy. :) 

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