Performing a Reverse Merge in SmartSVN
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Apache Subversion remembers every change committed to the repository, making it possible to revert to previous revisions of your project. Users of SmartSVN, the cross-platform client for SVN, can easily perform a revert using the built-in ‘Transactions’ window.
Simply right-click on the revision you wish to revert to in SmartSVN’s ‘Transactions’ window (by default, this window is located in the bottom right-hand corner of your SmartSVN screen) and select ‘Rollback.’
Alternatively, reverse merges can be performed through the ‘Merge’ dialogue:
1) Select ‘Merge’ from SmartSVN’s ‘Modify’ menu.
2) In the Merge dialogue, enter the revision number you’re reverting to.
If you’re not sure of the revision you should be targeting, click the ‘Select…’ button next to the ‘Revision Range’ textbox. In the subsequent dialogue, you can review information about the different revisions, including the commit message, author and the timestamp of the commit.
3) Ensure ‘Reverse merge’ is selected and click ‘Merge.’
4) Remember to commit the reverse merge to the repository to share this change with the rest of your team!
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