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

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-27 12:20:25 CEST

Jan Normann Nielsen wrote:
> 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.

I have added this to the issue tracker. In the meantime you could use
the CLI to SVN-delete those files, instead of revert/find/delete.

Simon

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