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RE: undo add before commit?

From: Doucette, Charles <cdoucette_at_vaultus.com>
Date: 2007-08-21 20:23:55 CEST

I'm pretty sure that a revert of an add command will leave the file or
directory in its original state - i.e. a regular file not under source
control (no icons), rather than deleted.

Chuck

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Fisher [mailto:sflists@pyile.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 2:25 PM
> To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: undo add before commit?
>
>
> On 21-Aug-2007, at 11:15 AM, Scobie Smith wrote:
>
> > (I'm new to Subversion and Tortoise.) I added several folders and
> > files to our repository. However, before I did a commit, I realized
> > that I included a lot of files that should not go in the repository
> > (like bin and obj folders). Is there a way to undo the add? I
> > proceeded to commit, but committed only the correct files
> (unchecked
> > bin, obj, etc.). So, I am left in a state where numerous files are
> > regarded as modified (to add), but I do not want to add or commit
> > these. I would like to undo the add, but this is before the commit.
> > Can I undo this? (Or do I need to commit, then delete from the
> > repository? I hope not, because it is a lot-and a delete
> leaves stuff
> > in the repository.)
>
> This got me a few times when I first started using svn. You
> want the Revert command, even though it doesn't seem like
> quite the right thing for this somehow.
>
> Be warned that the local files will be deleted as part of the
> revert.
> If you care about keeping any of these files (which you
> probably shouldn't, otherwise you'd want them in source
> control), make sure you copy them first.
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