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Re: unversion a file

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-08-11 21:57:35 CEST

>>>> Shaun Batterton wrote:
>>>>> How can I unversion a file without removing it?
>>> Max Bowsher wrote:
>>>> Sorry, there is no other way. Though given how many people have asked
>>>> I think we may need to consider making a "svn rm --keep-in-wc".
>> Erik Anderson wrote:
>>> If you do, an important feature is for the file to be kept in the
>>> directories of anyone else who does an update after this file is
removed. I
>>> have gone through every known working copy to remove the file yet keep
it in
>>> the directory on at least a couple different occasions.
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Oh.
>> Out of interest, what use case creates this need?

Erik Anderson wrote:
> In this particular case, it was to implement the solution presented in FAQ
> Question #38. (
> http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#ignore-commit )

I'm afraid you wasted your time :-/

If the file was locally modified, it wouldn't have been removed on update

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