[svnbook] r5520 committed - trunk/en/book/ref-svn.xml

richardcavell at users.sourceforge.net richardcavell at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Dec 5 15:55:16 CST 2017

Revision: 5520
Author:   richardcavell
Date:     2017-12-05 21:55:16 +0000 (Tue, 05 Dec 2017)
Log Message:
Change Part II, Chapter I svn Reference
(The presentation of svn delete)

Note that svn delete will not delete a directory that contains an
unversioned or modified item.

(The background for this change is a discussion between myself and
 C. Michael Pilato on the mailing list in early December 2017).

Modified Paths:

Modified: trunk/en/book/ref-svn.xml
--- trunk/en/book/ref-svn.xml	2017-12-05 12:31:42 UTC (rev 5519)
+++ trunk/en/book/ref-svn.xml	2017-12-05 21:55:16 UTC (rev 5520)
@@ -2358,7 +2358,9 @@
         <option>--keep-local</option> option is given.  The
         command will not remove any unversioned or modified items;
         use the <option>--force</option> option to override this
-        behavior.</para>
+        behavior.</para> A directory that contains unversioned or modified
+        items will not be deleted, unless the <option>--force</option>
+        is used.
       <para>Items specified by URL are deleted from
         the repository via an immediate commit.  Multiple URLs are

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