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Re: Unlinking local folder from repository

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-19 19:23:00 CEST

On 7/19/06, Sven Probst <sven.probst@ilt.fraunhofer.de> wrote:
> Andy Levy schrieb:
> >
> > 2 ways:
> >
> > (Risky, tedious) Delete all .svn directories from the WC
> > (Much safer) Export the directory to another location, delete the WC,
> > then move the exported copy back.
> >
> > Be aware that any changes made since your last commit will probably
> > NOT make it to the exported copy.
> >
> > This is easier from the command line (unless I'm missing something in
> > TSVN), as you can cd into the WC directory, run "svn export ." and
> > it'll clean everything up for you.
> >
> I'm using svn client 1.3.2.
> If I just enter "svn export ." in the working copy, I get an error
> message that an existing file can not be created.
> If I enter "svn export --force ." the directoy stays under version control.
> Does this work in a different way with a newer client ?

Odd, I thought I'd done that in the past, but I just tested and the
same thing happened.

Maybe it was a bug in an older version that's since been fixed.

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