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Re: Noob has it fubar'd - any hope?

From: Bill Walton <bill.walton_at_charter.net>
Date: 2007-04-04 14:07:02 CEST

Hi Nick,

Nick Stolwijk wrote:

> 1. Easiest way, but losing your history.

Thank you *very much*, Nick. This is exactly what I was hoping for. The
app has been a one-man (me) development effort, and SVN wasn't used even
remotely well, so the history is not important.

> Take a copy of your sources and remove every trace of .svn directories.
> Your source is now the latest version, without any binding to subversion.
> You can create a repository (3), create the basic layout (trunk, branches,
> tags), make a working copy through svn checkout (4), copy your sources to
> the WC (working copy, 4), and add and commit everything to your repository
> (3).

Thank you again. That's perfect.

> Please ask further questions if you have them.

I do have one more right away. How do I get rid of the repositories I've
got now? Do I just delete using Windows Explorer? Or do I need to do it
through TortiseSVN and/or SVN to keep them from getting confused?

Best regards,
Bill

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