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Re: Truly "Clean" a working copy

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 08:21:19 +0200

On 11.08.2009 23:48, Robert Dailey wrote:
> An interesting idea...
>
> Sometimes when I try to switch a working copy to a different branch, I
> have non-versioned and ignored files that are actually versioned on the
> branch I'm switching to. In such a situation, the switch fails because a
> non-versioned item with the same name already exists.
>
> To solve this problem, normally, I go to the "Check for Modifications"
> dialog and check "Show Unversioned Items" and "Show Ignored Items". I
> then sort by status and delete all unversioned & ignored items. I
> perform the switch once more and it succeeds.
>
> Do you guys think it would be reasonable to implement a special feature
> for such a "Clean Sweep" of the working copy? Perhaps you could make
> this a feature of SVN Revert. Have a "Show Unversioned/Ignored Items"
> checkbox in the Revert dialog and checking those items would actually
> result in them being deleted to the recycle bin. Any opinions?

Shift-right-click, "delete unversioned items".

Stefan

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