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Re: undo add before commit?

From: Steven Fisher <sflists_at_pyile.com>
Date: 2007-08-21 20:25:05 CEST

On 21-Aug-2007, at 11:15 AM, Scobie Smith wrote:

> (Iím new to Subversion and Tortoise.) I added several folders and
> files to our repository. However, before I did a commit, I realized
> that I included a lot of files that should not go in the repository
> (like bin and obj folders). Is there a way to undo the add? I
> proceeded to commit, but committed only the correct files
> (unchecked bin, obj, etc.). So, I am left in a state where numerous
> files are regarded as modified (to add), but I do not want to add
> or commit these. I would like to undo the add, but this is before
> the commit. Can I undo this? (Or do I need to commit, then delete
> from the repository? I hope not, because it is a lotóand a delete
> leaves stuff in the repository.)

This got me a few times when I first started using svn. You want the
Revert command, even though it doesn't seem like quite the right
thing for this somehow.

Be warned that the local files will be deleted as part of the revert.
If you care about keeping any of these files (which you probably
shouldn't, otherwise you'd want them in source control), make sure
you copy them first.
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