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RE: svn delete

From: Diener, Edward <Edward.Diener_at_loyaltyworks.com>
Date: 2004-08-13 23:38:55 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin Ballard [mailto:kevin@sb.org]
> Sent: Friday, August 13, 2004 5:21 PM
> To: Diener, Edward
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: svn delete
>
>
> Are you trying to remove the directory you checked out from under SVN
> control? If so, you need to check out the *parent* directory in order
> to remove the child directory.

That is very strange to me. Can you explain why one must checkout a
parent directory in order to remove a child directory from SVN control ?

>
> On Aug 13, 2004, at 5:15 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>
> > I did a svn checkout from a repository to a directory and
> that worked
> > correctly. I did this as a test of some code I am writing
> in Python. I
> > know want to delete the directory from under svn control so
> I open a
> > command window and type 'svn delete mydirectory'. I get
> back a message
> > saying that
> > the parent directory of the directory I want to delete is
> not a working
> > copy. I do not understand this. SVN let me create a
> directory under SVN
> > control but it is not letting me remove the directory from SVN
> > control. Or
> > have I missed something here ?
>
> --
> Kevin Ballard
> kevin@sb.org
> http://www.tildesoft.com
> http://kevin.sb.org
>

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