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Re: svn:ignore Fails in Windows XP Pro

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 16:38:04 +0100

2009/7/30 Mark Duff <mduff_at_durcon.com>:
> I have written about this numerous times and keep waiting for a fix in a
> subsequent version.  I can’t believe that all Windows users aren’t just
> screaming about it.
>
> It doesn’t matter if I specify file/folder names to ignore in the Global
> Ignore list or in the Project Properties window, SVN simply ignores my
> ignore masks.  This is EXTREMELY frustrating because I can’t simply click a
> folder and submit it – I have to manually inspect the list of thousands of
> file and folder names to find the few that I truly do want to submit.
>
> I have tried countless revisions of my ignore mask pattern.  Here’s my
> latest:
>
> *.o *.lo *.la #*# .*.rej *.rej .*~ *~ .#* .DS_Store *.sqlsuo *.suo
> [Rr]elease [Dd]ebug [Bb]in [Oo]bj [Bb]ackup  *.dll *.pdb [Tt]humbs.db *.ncb
> *.lib *.idb *.ilk *.msi *.res *.pch *.aps *.*~ *.~* ~*.* -results.xml
> bin/*.xml *.xml /*.xml  [Tt]emp *.log  *.suo *.exe *.obj *.log *.user *.data
> *.bak
>
>
>
> According to the SVN help page 4.13, “If you want to ignore all CVS folders,
> just add CVS to the ignore list. There is no need to specify CVS */CVS as
> you did in earlier versions.”  But despite the mask above, both SVN->Add and
> SVN->Commit still show every Debug, Release, Bin, Obj, etc. folder.
> AAAARRRRRGGGGG!!!!!!
>
> PLEASE!  ALL I WANT FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE IS FOR MY Subversion IGNORE
> MASKS TO WORK!

Works for me. Which version are you using?

Maybe this is a subversion settings priority problem as Subversion
will pick up settings from several possible areas.
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.advanced.confarea.html#svn.advanced.confarea.windows-registry

Simon

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