These are my notes on using Subversion.
svn add --non-recursive adds a directory without adding its contents.
add skips over directories that are already under version control. To include
every unversioned object in the working copy, use
svn add * --force.
||svnadmin load /path/to/repo to import from an svn dump file.|
To undo changes that have been committed, you can use merge like:
svn merge -rBASE:690 nnimap+fsf\:INBOX.SCORE
This reverts back to r690 of that file.
The Bulwer-Lytton fiction contest is held ever year at San Jose State Univ. by Professor Scott Rice. It is held in memory of Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton (1803-1873), a rather prolific and popular (in his time) novelist. He is best known today for having written "The Last Days of Pompeii." Whenever Snoopy starts typing his novel from the top of his doghouse, beginning "It was a dark and stormy night..." he is borrowing from Lord Bulwer-Lytton. This was the line that opened his novel, "Paul Clifford," written in 1830. The full line reveals why it is so bad: It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents -- except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
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