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Re: remover from svn control and leave local files alone?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-01-28 21:40:30 CET

On Jan 28, 2006, at 21:15, Lares Moreau wrote:

> Answer: 42
> Question: How do I remove ./stuff from svn version control without
> loosing my local files?
> As a work around I did the following:
> $ cp ./stuff ./stuff-tmp
> $ svn rm ./stuff # Which effectively does a 'rm -rf' on the local
> disk
> $ mv ./stuff-tmp ./stuff
> $ rm -rf ./stuff/.svn
> It works but is ugly.
> Did I miss an option or tool somewhere?

Nope; that's exactly how you have to do it. Or, a slightly simplified
recipe (which is also more correct in the event that ./stuff contains
other directories):

$ svn export ./stuff ./stuff-tmp
$ svn rm ./stuff
$ mv ./stuff-tmp ./stuff

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