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RE: Exclude/Ignore pattern

From: <Bill.Hughes_at_cgi-europe.com>
Date: 2005-10-13 12:08:34 CEST

Stuart Celarier wrote:
> If you'd like to help, please tell me how to interpret ".*~" and ".#*"
> from the sample in Subversion's config file. Thanks!
Okay, the clue is that the examples list looks to me to be from a Linux
For instance the EMACS editor saves backup files with a tilde added onto the
end, and many Linux (and UNIX) config files start with a dot - '.profile'
for instance, so if you edit this in emacs you get a backup file
called'.profile~'. Therefore .*~ will ignore EMACS created backups. I don't
know about vi but I'd guess that it, or some other editor, creates backups
by inserting a hash after the dot before the rest of the filename.

As for the rest:
# global-ignores = *.o *.lo *.la #*# .*.rej *.rej .*~ *~ .#* .DS_Store

Hmm, #*# looks like hashes wrapped around a filename which iirc is another
unixy backup file. I have something similar in my cygwin home folder but I
can't remember how it got there.
*~ should match anything ending in a tilde - and I don't know why you'd need
both *~ and .*~ but I'm not too clueful on *nix matters.

You can also use *.[Tt][Xx][Tt] to exclude all *.TXT whatever the case of
the extension.
If you want you can use *.[abc][def] to exclude *.ad *.ae *.af *.bd etc.



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