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Re: Folder copying issue

From: Jonathan Winterflood <jonathan.winterflood_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 11:02:41 +0200

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 10:36, Bolstridge, Andrew <
andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com> wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: webpost_at_tigris.org [mailto:webpost_at_tigris.org]
> > Sent: Monday, May 18, 2009 6:16 PM
> > To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> > Subject: Folder copying issue
> >
> > Hi,

[...]

> > I found that folder is
> > also mapped with repository which will lead to confusion. Can some one
> > help me, how to get rid of this?
> >
>
> In every directory mapped to the svn repository, there is a hidden .svn
> directory. Delete that and you remove the link between your local drive
> and the server.
>
> If you have sub-directories too, they will also have a .svn directory.
> If you don't want to manually delete them all, you can use the export
> command to extract file to the working folder which will remove the .svn
> directories. That will, of course, replace the local files with the ones
> from the repository as well.
>
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>
> Hi,

If you don't want to manually delete them all, an option is to do a "find
.svn" and delete the matching folders
Windows: find all files and folders, check 'hidden files also'
*nix: something like "find your_folder -name .svn | xargs rm" [use with
care, I did not check this]

This will not replace the local files with the ones from the repository.

Cheers, Jonathan

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