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Re: committing local deletions

From: Talden <talden_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 11:09:44 +1200

> > I know SVN GUIs can track deletions but it would be nice if one could
> > use the command line option without having to write scripts to do this.
> > I end up using ActivePerl on windows to do the same.
>
> If 'svn delete' were able to handle deleting items that are considered
> missing by svn status, that would be really useful. We have scripts to
> force an update prior to doing a delete, but I don't see why 'svn rm'
> couldn't be enhanced to just do it directly.

Agreed. If a user performs a status check and verifies all of the
missing files should be removed then they should be able to:

    $ svn rm --after --recursive

I understand not wanting to make it the default behaviour but
Subversion should at least be able to make it easy.

--
Talden
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