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Re: SVN ignore problem

From: Nick Gilbert <nick_at_x-rm.com>
Date: 2005-12-21 17:45:24 CET

This is annoying me now.

OK, I've just noticed that my svn:ignore property wasn't actually
working anywhere, it just appeared that it was because I had a similar
set of options set up in the tsvn ignore settings.

Is there no way to ignore all bin and obj files in a hierarchy
(whereever they occur) on all checked out working copies? It seems that
the recursive flag doesn't seem to work.

Nick...

Simon Large wrote:
> Nick Gilbert wrote:
>> I have the following folders:
>>
>> UserFiles\Flash
>> UserFiles\Images
>> UserFiles\<blah>
>>
>> How do I ignore everything IN the Flash and Images folders?
>>
>> I have set svn:ignore on UserFiles to
>> "Flash
>> Images
>> <blah etc>
>> "
>
> I suggest you clean out your svn:ignore property on that folder and then
> right click on each subfolder in turn and add to ignore list. Maybe you
> have some trailing spaces, or it's a case sensitivity issue?
>
> Of course if those folders are already versioned then you can't ignore
> them anyway.
>
> Some (all?) versions of Windows sometimes change the case of what is
> displayed in explorer. Win98 used to have that option, but I can't see
> it in Win2K right now.
>
>> ...but it has no effect which is odd, because I'm sure I'm
>> successfully using this syntax elsewhere in the same project. Yes,
>> I've committed the new properties.
>
> You don't need to commit for the ignore property to take effect.
>
> Simon
>

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