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Re: Truly "Clean" a working copy

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 18:51:04 +0200

On 13.08.2009 08:34, Hans-Emil Skogh wrote:
> >>> Do you guys think it would be reasonable to implement a special feature
> >>> for such a "Clean Sweep" of the working copy?
> >> Shift-right-click, "delete unversioned items".
> > Wow, it was there the whole time :) Great! The chances of someone
> figuring
> > this out, though, are minimal. After asking 20+ of my co-workers, none of
> > them were aware of this feature.
> Maybe we could make this feature more obvious by adding a button
> somewhere? How about adding a "Delete unversioned items" button in the
> revert dialog, that would (after a confirmation dialog) delete all
> unversioned items in the path that the revert dialog was invoked uppon?
> While I guess this would be a pretty simple thing to do, I'm not really
> sure that it would be an entirely good ide to mix the delete unversioned
> items concept with the revert concept, but I do not have any better
> suggestions at the moment.

The revert dialog doesn't show unversioned items. So it would be
dangerous to just delete those without the user being able to see what
exactly gets deleted.

> Better suggestions anyone?

yes please?


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