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Re: Unlinking local folder from repository

From: Sven Probst <sven.probst_at_ilt.fraunhofer.de>
Date: 2006-07-19 19:05:26 CEST

Rainer Müller schrieb:
> Ferry Barrois wrote:
>
>> Hi Brian,
>>
>>
>>> I want to keep the folders and the files that are in them, but I
>>> don't want that folder to be linked to the repo anymore. I want to
>>> change it from a working folder to just a normal folder.
>>>
>> you can simply delete the .svn folfer in the working folder to 'unlink' it from the repository.
>>
>> Greetings,
>> F. Barrois
>>
>
> Don't do this. This will result in a corrupted Working Copy since the folder
> should be under version control but is not any more.
>
If everything in the folder and down in its hierarchy is to be removed
from revision control, it is no problem at all to delete the .svn folders.
It is the best way to do so, because in this manner all unversioned or
changed files can not be deleted accidentally.

Sven.
Received on Wed Jul 19 19:05:39 2006

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