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Re: unversion a file

From: Erik Anderson <erikba_at_teamworkgroup.com>
Date: 2004-08-11 23:07:29 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net>
To: "Erik Anderson" <erikba@teamworkgroup.com>;
<users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 11, 2004 12:57 PM
Subject: Re: unversion a file

> >>>> 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
> this,
> >>>> 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
> working
> >>> 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
> anyway!
>
> PS: please don't top-post
> PPS: please don't take a conversation from the list to private email
unless
> there is a good reason to (i.e. confidential info).

Okay, I will keep that in mind later, if to do nothing else but ensure that
everyone has "touched" a file before I remove it. Thank you for the pointer
:-)

PS. I confirmed twice that your reply was private (non-list) before hitting
send.

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