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Re: attic files

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: attic files
Date: Wed, 2 Oct 2002 10:32:59 -0400 (EDT)

Schwenk, Jeanie writes:
> How can I retrieve a large quantity of Attic files?  A vendor did a merge
> down the vendor branch and, as it turns out, did a reorganization of some
> files.  The resulting commit moved many, many files in many directories into
> their respective attics.  In the meantime, an engineer here, made changes to
> some of those files that were moved to the attic.  He just came over and
> asked me why "Attic" was in the path to the files he had changes.  We need
> these files (even though the vendors don't) and when a fresh checkout is
> done, we need these files.  If I just get a backup, we'll lose all the
> changes that were made recently.  

If the files have just moved, you probably want to make the changes to
the files in their new locations rather than resurrecting the deleted
files.  But if you're sure you want to resurrect them, just undo the


-Larry Jones

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