I was able to see the information on "Disconnect" for Eclipse Juno
(although the menu screen shots were not the same as mine) I was able to
disconnect and then delete the project (after backing up everything),
create a new package, and import it. Worked well, thanks.
On Thursday, 28 February 2013 23:08:37 UTC-8, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen
> On Thursday, February 28, 2013 9:38:17 PM UTC+1, Shellback3 wrote:
>> Eclipse Juno on Ubuntu 12.004
>> About 5 months ago I attempted use git with one of the packages in my one
>> of my projects. I had never used git and got quite frustrated when
>> following a tutorial as, pretty quickly, my screen didn't match the
>> tutorial screen shots and some things just didn't work. I got sidetracked
>> for some time with more important work and am now getting back to coding
>> this project. I've also figured out that git is not appropriate for what
>> I'm doing and want to remove my package from the local git repository and
>> restore it to control of the Package Manager. The local git repository is
>> in the workspace.
>> Here are some (shortened) paths:
>> Package Explorer - before git
>> Package Explorer - with git
>> airborne.nodes [nodes master]
>> Git Repositories
>> hpairborne [NO-HEAD]
>> nodes [master]
>> If I highlight the git repository and right click among the options is
>> "Delete". If I select that, is the code in the repository deleted or does
>> it just remove pointers to it?
>> How do I proceed to restore the Eclipse package?
> I'm a bit rusty on my EGit, but I believe what you want to do is to
> "Disconnect" the repository/project from within Eclipse:
> "*Disconnect* - Disconnect the attached Git Team Provider from this
> project. The git repository still exists but is no longer integrated with
> Now, this will remove Eclipse's "binding" to the Git repository, meaning
> that Eclipse will treat it as just a normal project folder on the disk.
> There won't be any more Team/remote actions available. Eclipse won't care
> that the project is Git repository, at least not until you re-import it
> again, or do Team -> Share -> Git to reconfigure the binding.
> However, on disk it will still be a Git repository, as there is the .git
> directory inside it. If you want to completely drop all history, but keep
> the project as it is, delete the .git subdirectory (warning: maybe keep a
> backup of it somewhere if you're afraid of losing data).
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