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Re: Anybody any idea on how to set back a revision number?

From: Philip Lijnzaad
Subject: Re: Anybody any idea on how to set back a revision number?
Date: 31 Oct 2001 10:21:02 +0000

> On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Mark wrote:

>> maybe, restore the repository from backup, prior to the command run.
> There is just the daily backup of the repository -- I do not want to
> redo the changes of the last day...

I suppose you could try and produce a huge recursive context diff of the last
days' changes, and the apply those as patches to the version from backup
tape ... 

>> -or- maybe release version 3 of your software instead of version 2, what
>> happened to version 2 can become folklore in your company
> probably the best way

Or go one better, and bump RCS revisions to 20.0 for the 2.0 product,
revision 21.0 for the 2.1 release, etc. 


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