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

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-09-23 16:48:22 CEST

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> On 9/23/05, nick vajberg <nickvajberg@yahoo.dk> wrote:
>> --- Erik Huelsmann <ehuels@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> What would happen to other users' project files when
>>> updating the
>>> --keep-in-wc removed file?
>>
>> It would be unversioned, of course.
>
> Ah, well, ofcourse, but that's a semantic we currently don't (and
> can't) communicate between client and server.
>
> To be able to implement this, we need a better description of what you
> think the feature should do. For example: what should an old server
> do, if it were to receive a new 'unversioning' request? Or, the other
> way around, what behaviour do you expect from an old client when a new
> server sends an 'unversioning' change to the client?
>
> There probably is a lot more to be defined, but these are among the
> essential ones.

One additional thing to think about is:

svn up -rSOME_OLD_REV # Go look at some history
svn up # Back to the present

... and "unversioned" files are now sitting around in your WC.

Max.

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