SVN Remove Added File From Repository and Keep Local File – Subversion
This is quick SVN (Subversion) tip, howto remove added file from SVN repository without deleting file from local filesystem.
Remove File From SVN Repository and Keep Local File
svn delete --keep-local path/to/file.example
svn delete --keep-local css/test.css
Real world usage example
Adding a whole directory add a file that was not intended to SVN reads, but should be retained locally.
svn add css/ A css A css/testing_styles.css A css/style.css
style.css is OK, but testing_styles.css should not be commited, but it should be kept on locally. Simply remove it from svn but keep it locally:
svn delete --keep-local css/testing_styles.css D css/testing_styles.css
File is deleted from SVN repository, but kept locally:
svn status A css ? css/testing_styles.css A css/style.css