uncommited file, svn rm

C. Michael Pilato cmpilato at red-bean.com
Thu Jul 6 09:04:15 CDT 2006

I think your suggestion (which has merit) is better aimed at the Subversion
project itself <dev at subversion.tigris.org>.

marc gonzalez-carnicer wrote:
> hi all,
> a suggestion, i guess fits into this list
> if a 'svn rm' for an scheduled for addition
> file is attempted (that is, not yet commited),
> the user is suggested to use the --force
> switch.
> i'd say it would be better to (also?) suggest the
> not-so-experienced user to use svn revert, since
> that may fit better what he wants to accomplish
> follows output for svn 1.3.0
> $ ls f
> f
> $ svn add f
> A         f
> $ svn rm f
> svn: Use --force to override this restriction
> svn: 'f' has local modifications
> $ svn revert f
> Reverted 'f'
> $
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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com>

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