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Re: Export unversioned files

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 22:51:31 +0100

2008/9/28 Wim Coenen <wcoenen_at_gmail.com>:
> 2008/9/28 Tomaž BASTAR <tom_at_deco.si>:
>> I love TortoiseSVN and I miss Export function that would export only
>> unversioned files.
>>
>> It would be easier to backup this files (command line usage).
>
> "Export" (as it already exists in tortoise and subversion) retrieves
> stuff from the repository. Anything that is in the repository is
> versioned, so "exporting unversioned files" does not make sense.

Not quite true. If you export from a working copy, the repository is
not contacted at all. There is an option to export unversioned as well
as versioned files, but no option to export unversioned files only.

> If you really mean that you want some way to collect unversioned files
> from your working copy, you are not making sense either. If there is a
> need to back it up, it is probably important enough to be versioned.

Simon

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