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Re: Making a file in the working directory not be managed by Subversion any more

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-03-16 03:25:10 CET

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Williams" <stevewilliams@kromestudios.com>
To: <users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 6:24 PM
Subject: Re: Making a file in the working directory not be managed by
Subversion any more

> johann.petrak@gmail.com wrote:
>
>> What is the best way to make a file that has been managed by Subversion
>> not be managed any more?
>> For instance, if a file got accidently added to the repository, how to
>> remove it from there without removing
>> it from the working directory? Is there a way to "officially" drop it?
>> (I believe it is impossible to remove all previous versions without
>> re-building the repository, but what
>> about simply removing it from now on?)
>
>
> copy file elsewhere
> svn rm file
> svn commit file
> copy file back from elsewhere

And you might want to creat an "ignore" property, so it doesn't get added
back to the repository in the future.

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