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Re: [PROPOSAL] Incomplete working copies (issue #695)

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-06-23 19:06:20 CEST

On 6/23/06, Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> "Garrett Rooney" <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:
>
> > One thing I don't see here is a way to remove existing files or
> > directories. If I have a depth 0 checkout (i.e. an empty directory) I
> > can pull in extra subdirectories via 'svn up', but how can I get rid
> > of them if they're already there?
>
> I covered this with the 'svn up --depth 0 Awc/D' example. But,
> now that i think about it, this might not be enough.
>
> If you have a depth 0 working copy foo containing a file bar you
> want to get rid of, then 'svn up --depth 0 bar' works naturally.
> But what if foo is depth 1? It would just bring bar back on the
> next update. I guess setting a file's depth to 0 means setting
> its parent's depth to 0, but this may be unexpected.

Yeah, it really seems like what we want is a way to mark a particular
entry as unwanted, so that it'll never get updated, even if the
parent's depth is not 0.

-garrett

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