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Re: Delete folder from local disc but not from repository and update should not restore it

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 May 2010 15:54:25 +1000

On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Hans Wurst <0123456789_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to remove a versioned folder from the local working copy, but do not want to delete it from the repository. Further more if I make an "update" on a parent folder, Tortoise should not tell me that the folder is "missing" but should ignore it.
> I think this must be possible because the following works fine:
> 1. I have checked out the root directory of the repository, "only this item".
> 2. I select a folder deep in the structure of the repository and "Update Item to revision" -> "Fully recursive". Tortoise only creates the path to this folder without any siblings.
> 3. I repeat step 2 for several folders.
> 4. An "update" at the top most folder of the working copy only updates the selected folders and their subfolders but does not check out any sibling.
> Now the problem occurs: I cannot remove one of the folders I checked out in step 2 from my local working copy. Because as soon as I remove it and I redo step 4, I get the information that the deleted folder is missing and Tortoise recreates it.

Have you tried "Update to Revision" > "Exclude"?

Daniel B.


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