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Re: How to remove folders from working copy folder without having to manually svn remove folder

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 16:25:16 -0500

On Jul 22, 2008, at 11:54, ben_at_amigos24.net wrote:

> I am looking for a command line possibility not to have to manually
> perform all changes to folder structure files of the working copy,
> so that changes are automatically present in the repo after
> committing.
> In other words:
> - I have a workingcopy folder "ben".
> - I delete the subfolder "deletefolder" from "ben"
> - With tortoise I can simply mark the working copy folder, then
> click add, and Tortoise automatically adds / removes the respective
> changes to the folders and files.
> What if there is no tortoise on Ubuntu?
> SOLUTION FOR ADDING: For adding I found out how to do that: "svn
> add *", it then adds the new folder and prompts for existing
> folders and files that they already exist.
> NO SOLUTION FOR REMOVING: Is there a possibility to delete a folder
> from the working copy folder, then not having to remove the deleted
> folder with "svn remove deletefolder" and then to commit so that
> the folder will also be deleted from the repo.
> If any out there know how to handle the problem, let me know. If
> there is a good GUI for svn administration like tortoise I would
> also be happy.

Basically, no. Use the svn commands to move, rename or delete items
in a working copy. Do not attempt to detect these events after the
fact. See the FAQ:


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Received on 2008-07-22 23:26:01 CEST

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