[SATLUG] Subversion ?

Mike Nerone mike at nerone.org
Tue Apr 15 11:55:40 CDT 2008

pixelnate wrote:
> All,
> I am a using subversion for the first time on a web app I am building,
> and I had a question for anybody who might know the answer. If I somehow
> mess up a revision and break something, and check out an older revision,
> is there any way to start updating from that point instead and discard
> the revisions in between? Would I need to start a branch? If so how do I
> do that?
> I have the SVN Red Book, but while it tells you how flip the switches,
> it doesn't help much for explaining the why's and wherefor's of the
> thing.
> Thanks,
> Nate
Unless I'm misunderstanding what you're asking, there's a specific 
section in the "Common Uses" section of the Red Book for that: 


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