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VersionControlServer.Destroy Method (ItemSpec, VersionSpec, VersionSpec, DestroyFlags, PendingSet(), PendingSet())

Permanently deletes the subtree, starting at the specified item.

Namespace:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client
Assembly:  Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client (in Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.dll)

Public Function Destroy ( _
	itemSpec As ItemSpec, _
	versionSpec As VersionSpec, _
	stopAt As VersionSpec, _
	flags As DestroyFlags, _
	<OutAttribute> ByRef affectedPendingChanges As PendingSet(), _
	<OutAttribute> ByRef affectedShelvedChanges As PendingSet() _
) As Item()


Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.ItemSpec

The local or server path of an item that will be recursively destroyed.

Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.VersionSpec

The version of the item.

Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.VersionSpec

The version spec (not label or workspace) that influences keepHistory mode behavior.

Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Common.DestroyFlags

The set of destroy flags that affects the Destroy: operation. KeepHistory: True to remove only the content of every version of a file up to but not including the changeset that is represented by stopAt. Force: True to asynchronously initialize content garbage collection. Preview: True to make sure that no database data will be deleted. Only a list of items that would have been destroyed is returned. Silent: True to return no data to the client. AffectedChanges: True to enable that pending changes and shelved changes that will be destroyed will be returned in affectedPendingChanges and affectedShelvedChanges. This can be set only if Preview is set. If set, the return value array will be empty.

Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.PendingSet()

The pending changes that will be destroyed.

Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.PendingSet()

The shelved changes that will be destroyed.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.Item()
The array of items that were destroyed. Null if the Silent flag is specified.