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Re: [TSVN] Feature request: Delete missing file from version control

From: Jan Normann Nielsen <lists_at_dubbekarl.dk>
Date: 2005-09-26 12:14:35 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:

> Jan Normann Nielsen wrote:
>
>> When using "check for modifications", the only operation available on
>> a missing file is "revert". Often, a missing file is a file that has
>> been deleted intentionally by a program (maybe your favorite IDE
>> which doesn't support SVN) because it should be, and therefore it
>> would be nice to be able to delete it from version control directly
>> for the "check for modifications dialog" by adding "Delete" or
>> ("Revert and delete" if that is more correct).
>>
>> Today, I have to revert the file (after which it disappears from the
>> "check for modifications" dialog), locate it in Explorer (this wastes
>> my time), and choose "delete". This is a lot of work just to delete a
>> file from version control if it has been deleted on the file system.
>
>
> Missing files will get automatically deleted if you select them in the
> commit dialog. So why do you need to explicitely delete them?

Because I don't want to wait until commit-time before I delete them from
version control. If I delete them the time I run "check for
modifications" (which I do often), they are not accidentally reverted
and/or updated until the time I commit.

Best wishes,
Jan Nielsen

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Received on Mon Sep 26 12:15:13 2005

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