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Re: How do I add the file to the ignore list without deleting it?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 12:32:04 +0000

On 12 March 2010 08:55, Truck <lokahl34_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> We just had the following issue here:
> I had to "delete and add to ignore list" a folder that had (unwisely)
> been committed into the repository in an earlier project state. After
> I did this MY working copy kept working as I desired - as the files
> were still there locally.
> BUT: After my colleagues updated it actually DELETED the folder with
> all its content from the working copies leaving the project in a
> faulty state.
>
> Isn't it possible somehow to remove/ignore folders from the repo
> without deleting them in any of the local copies?

No. You would have to ask for such a feature on the subversion list.
Naturally if there are local changes the files will not just be
deleted, but in that case you would get conflicts, and I guess you
just want the files/folders to stay where they are but not be
versioned.

You can get them back again from the repo browser by going to a
version where they existed and then doing a Save As into your WC.

Simon

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