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Re: Feature request:: Unversioning files (svn rm --keep-in-wc)

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-23 12:49:18 CEST

On 9/23/05, nick vajberg <nickvajberg@yahoo.dk> wrote:
> I've seen this request quite a few times in the user
> list.
>
> The request is basically to allow "unversioning" a
> file. The only way currently is to copy the local
> version, then remove and commit. This is quite often
> undesireable, because you do not wish to delete other
> peoples version when they update. You just want to
> unversion it.
>
> Max Bowsher once suggested this syntax [1]:
> "svn rm --keep-in-wc"
>
> ...which I really like. The alternative, I guess, is
> another top-level function like "svn unversion
> <resource>", but that seems excessive.
>
> I work within a large organization where many people
> work on dev projects. It is quite frequest that
> user-specific project files (such as those from
> Eclipse or VS.NET) gets imported, or that someone adds
> and commit them at some point.
>
> In this case, --keep-in-wc would be excellent, to say
> the least.

What would happen to other users' project files when updating the
--keep-in-wc removed file?

bye,

Erik.
Received on Fri Sep 23 12:49:59 2005

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