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Re: Delete files locally

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-28 19:23:24 CEST

Philipp Hug wrote:

> This must have been asked before, but I didn't find it anywhere...
> + It's not just TortoiseSVN related, it also applies to subversion in genearl.
>
> We have the following scenario:
> svn co someurl -N (non-recursive checkout)
> svn update somedir (this is currently only possible with the svn comand-line
> client)

Why is this only possible with the command line client? The TSVN
checkout dialog has a checkbox "only checkout top folders" which does
exactly that.
Or do you mean an update of a non-existing 'somedir'? Ok, yes, that's
not possible with TSVN.

> now, if I don't need this directory anymore, how's the correct way to get rid
> of it locally? In CVS you had to manually editor the entries file, but I
> don't really want to do that in SVN.

Just delete the folder. That's it.

> now, what I'd like to have is the following:
> * An option to do an svn update on a non-existing directory (this might be an
> option in the repo-browser)

You don't have to "update" a non-existing directory. A checkout will
work too. If you specify the correct location for the checkout, it
should work as well.

> * An option to "locally remove" a directory from the working copy...

Simply delete the directory.

Stefan

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