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Re: How to remove local files without affecting repository

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 May 2009 08:39:21 +0100

Please keep replies on the mailing list so everyone can benefit from them.

2009/5/2 Ronni Rosenberg <ronnir_at_alum.mit.edu>:
> OK, I installed the latest version of TortoiseSVN, and it worked.  Thanks
> very much for your help.
>
> FYI, after excluding Subdirectory2, I tried adding it back (just to make
> sure I could, if desired later), by doing Update To Revision from
> MyHeadDirectory and specifying Fully Recursive.  That seemed to be working,
> so I cancelled out of it.  Evidently cancellations aren't handled gracefully
> and things were left in an unstable state, because when I tried to Exclude
> it again, I got an error.  After some messing around, I was able to fix
> things manually.  Sheesh.  This is the most error-prone version-control
> system I've ever used.

I have found it to be pretty reliable myself. But the handling of the
working copy is all done by the subversion library so you need to
report failures like that on the subversion mailing list, preferably
with a reproduction recipe using the command line client.

Simon

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