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Re: feature request: svn delete without deleting

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2008 09:51:38 +0200

James Ford wrote:
> Correct me if there is a better way to do this already but...
>
> Lets say you have a file checked in by accident that you need to get
> out of version control. It is however an important file that you
> can't just svn delete. So you first copy the file somewhere safe, svn
> delete the original, checkin the delete, then copy the file back, and
> be sure not to check it in again.
>
> It would be nice to have an option like right click -> svn delete
> without really deleting, or something like that.
>
> Or is there some way to do this from the repository? If I delete the
> files in the repo, then the next time i try to checkin it seems that
> would confuse it.

In TSVN 1.5, that feature is already there:
Hold down the shift-key, right-click on the file
Since you pressed the shift-key when showing the context menu, there's
an additional menu entry there besides "Delete", called "Delete (keep
local)".

Stefan

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Received on 2008-06-08 09:52:00 CEST

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