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Re: [Fwd: Re: How to remove a versioned file from version control without deleting it.]

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-11-28 12:58:28 CET

On Nov 28, 2005, at 11:38, Hendrik Maryns wrote:

> I thought Id follow Marks advice below and throw the question in
> here: Why oh why is it impossible to remove a file from version
> control without deleting it in the working copy?
> I know one can always regenerate it from a previous revision, it
> would just be a nice feature.

No need to regenerate from a previous revision:

$ cp -p foo foo.keep
$ svn rm foo
$ svn propset svn:ignore foo .
$ mv foo.keep foo

$ svn ci -m "Removing foo from version control"

You could certainly wrap the first four steps into a shell script if
it's something you expect to want to do often.

If it were added to the Subversion client, what would the command be

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