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RE: How do I unconnect a directory from SVN

From: David Balazic <David.Balazic_at_hermes-softlab.com>
Date: Fri, 7 May 2010 18:34:52 +0200

Jean-Marc van Leerdam:

> On 6 May 2010 16:39, David Balazic
> <David.Balazic_at_hermes-softlab.com> wrote:
> > Stefan K√ľng wrote:
> >
> >> On 05.05.2010 20:17, Kim Helper (khelper) wrote:
> >> > I have a directory which I've accidently placed as an svn
> >> directory... I want to remove that association without
> >> removing the directory... it seems as is like the directory
> >> is permanently a part of svn.
> >>
> >> http://tortoisesvn.net/node/343
> >
> > Wouldn't a simple "Unversion..." menu item be much more
> intuitive and simpler to use?
> > It shouldn't be much work on the programming side either,
> to implement it.
> >
>
> Well, there are at least 2 different use cases for 'unversioning':
>
> 1. There was a mistake and the file/folder should not be
> versioned at all
> 2. There is a need for an unversioned copy of the file/folder, but the
> repository should stay the same
>
> Stefan pointed to a solution for use case 2 (the 'Export' command).
> Use case 1 is also supported, via the 'Delete, keep local' command
> available in TSVN.

I believe the 'Delete, keep local' command changes the repository,
while the export to same directory does not. So it is not the same.

Regards,
David

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