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Re: delete file doesn't remove it from the directory immediately?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-26 19:29:55 CEST

Doucette, Charles wrote:
> I understand that
> a) you can't simply remove a file in Windows explorer if you ultimately
> want to remove it from the repository, that you must choose TortoiseSVN
> delete instead.
> b) the file isn't really removed from the repository until you commit
> the change
>
> However, I thought it would be visibly removed from the directory as
> soon as you pressed TortoiseSVN delete.
> I was very suprised that it was not removed immediately.
> I guess this is probably base SVN behavior.
> Has it always worked this way - or is it new?

Which version are you using?
TSVN 1.5 (nightly builds 1.4.99.x) has the ability to keep the file but
only remove it in the repository on commit. But that command is only
available in the extended context menu (shift-rightclick), and it's
called "Delete (keep local)", not just "Delete".

Stefan

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