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Re: How to remove a versioned file from version control without deleting it.

From: Hendrik Maryns <hendrik_maryns_at_despammed.com>
Date: 2005-11-25 18:03:35 CET

Mark Phippard schreef:
> news <news@sea.gmane.org> wrote on 11/25/2005 08:52:38 AM:
>>I accidentally added a properties file to version control, but donīt
>>want that. I donīt see any way to add it to svn:ignore, except by
>>deleting it and recreating it, which is obviously not the best solution.
>> Otherwise, I can make a backup from the filesystem, then remove it
>>etc. but this is all rather annoying. Are there better solutions?
> The only method I am aware of is to delete it, commit it, put it back and
> add it to svn:ignore.

A clumsy method indeed. Maybe I should file a feature request about
this? I mean, it has happened to me a few times already, so I donīt
think this is a very uncommon thing to do.


Hendrik Maryns
Received on Sat Nov 26 04:03:35 2005

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