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Re: How to remove a file/directory from versioning without actually deleting it?

From: Lionel B <lionelbuk_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-03-21 10:32:09 CET

On Tue, 20 Mar 2007 15:04:29 -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Mar 20, 2007, at 09:25, Lionel B wrote:
>> I'm a newbie to svn and (probably too) frequently find myself
>> wanting to
>> remove a file/directory from version control without actually
>> deleting it
>> - although I might well want to set the ignore property for it
>> subsequently. Since "svn delete" will delete (or schedule for
>> deletion)
>> the file/directory, my current method is to make a copy of the
>> file/directory, "svn delete" it and then copy it back to its original
>> location. Is there perhaps a simpler accepted/standard way of doing
>> this?
> Nope; that is the accepted way of doing it.

Ok, thanks. Be nice to have something like "svn unversion" though :-/
Maybe I'll just script it.

Lionel B
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Received on Wed Mar 21 11:35:35 2007

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