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Re: Feature request: svn clean

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-03-05 20:36:25 CET

Casper Hornstrup wrote:
> Hi.
> When working on a change that requires a full rebuild to be properly
> tested
> or when making releases would be very helpful to be able to convert an
> existing working copy into what would have resulted from a clean checkout
> from the repository. Svn clean would basicly be a superset of svn
> revert -R.
> In addition to revert, it would delete all unversioned (usually generated)
> files in the working copy.
> Can I file an issue on this?

So, to summarize this thread:

The current thinking is that this is so easy to script that it is not worth
bothering with yet another svn subcommand.

That remains open for discussion, but any such discussion must begin by
explaining why the script solution isn't satisifactory.


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