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Re: Feature request: SVN Delete and ignore but keep local copy

From: Narve Sætre <narve_at_machina.no>
Date: 2006-03-09 22:44:14 CET

>> one feature that I really would like to have is the ability to
>> remove a file from the repository and ignore it, but keep the local copy.
>>
>> This is especially useful if a file has accidentally been added to
>> the repository, but it really should've been ignored instead, e.g.
>> configuration files for an appliation.
>>
>> Currently, I have to:
>> - create a backup
>> - svn delete the original
>> - svn commit
>> - copy the file back
>> - svn ignore it
>>
>> This is OK if it is one file, but when there are more than one...
>>
>> Is there an easier way? Appreciate help/comments.
>>
> As said in the past, this is something you should be asking for on the
> subversion list. The subversion library is what deletes the file so
> there's not really anything TortoiseSVN could do besides duplicating
> the steps you follow. Personally I'd rather have it be able to avoid
> the copy step, as it means you need more hd space.
>
> - Jody
>

Perhaps I'll ask there. But it would be nice if TortoiseSVN duplicated
the steps for me, wouldn't it? :)

-n

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