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Re: Delete local, keep repository copy?

From: Gert Kello <gert.kello_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 23:03:55 +0300

You could right-click on folder You want to remove, choose "Update to
revision" from Tortoise menu and select Update Depth as "Empty" or "Exclude"


2009/8/22 <paulc_at_ibiblio.org>

> I have a lot of branches of a project stored on my PC. I want to keep them
> in the repo, but delete them from the local drive. I know that if I just
> delete them, they'll show up as deleted in the next commit, which is what I
> don't want. The only other way I can think of is deleting the entire folder
> containing all the branches, trunk and tags and then re-checkout just the
> folders I want, but that'll take an age over the slow network connection.
> Is there any way I can delete the local directory, and then tell SVN that I
> know it's missing, so don't bug me? I'm guessing I could go into
> .svn/entries and remove the directories manually so SVN doesn't think they
> exist locally, then delete the local copies, but I'd rather not do that for
> risk of damaging the data.


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