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Re: [TSVN] Ignore folders

From: Nick Gilbert <nick_at_x-rm.com>
Date: 2004-06-24 14:42:33 CEST

> Nick Gilbert wrote:
>
>> I think there's a possible bug in the ignore list handling in the
>> latest TSVN (1600).

Maybe build 1270 introduced IntelliCode which fixes bugs automatically
and commits them when you're asleep? :)

Oops - I meant 1200 - sorry :)

> I don't know what your last version of TSVN was, but we switched to the
> subversion exclude patterns some time ago. Your obj folder isn't
> excluded because it is _inside_ a full path. Think about it, if that
> would be excluded too you could end up with whole trees being excluded!
> Example: exclude pattern "obj" would then exclude everything below e.g.
> c:\myworkingcopy\myproject\sourceobjects
> ^^^

I assumed it wouldn't do that unless I put in *obj* or something in my
exclude pattern. Are wildcards not used on the exclude pattern then?

> Also, I would strongly recommend that you use the svn:ignore property to
> exclude whole folders. That way all others will have those generated
> dirs excluded too.

I had thought of that, but you can only ignore individual folders - you
can't specify any kind of mask using this method unless I'm mistaken. Eg
I couldn't say 'ignore all thumbs.db files and all obj directories in
everyone's working copies' could I?

Thanks,

Nick...

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Received on Thu Jun 24 15:50:34 2004

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