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Re: Need to check a file out, but want never to check it back in !

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.de>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 18:31:37 +0100

Am 04.11.2010 18:29, schrieb Josh Reynolds:
> On 11/4/2010 1:06 PM, Richard Willis wrote:
>>
>> I am using TortoiseSVN in my build environment, which is an ancient
>> (management decision) version of Hitachi Workbench.
>>
>> HWB maintains a .set file which contains stuff not pertinent to the
>> build and which changes whenever I do anything trivial, such as a
>> resize of the editor window. So, whenever I just do nothing in
>> particular, this file is always marked as "changed". I don't want to
>> keep checking this file back in.
>>
>> I could just add it to the ignore list but that means it won't get
>> checked-out when I do a clean checkout of the project. HWB, being what
>> it is, will simply fail to start up if this file is absent, rather
>> than assuming some sensible defaults.
>>
>
> I think this is another situation where the ignore-on-commit changelist
> saves the day. Right click on the file in the check for modifications
> window and add it to the changelist. Although you'll have to do this
> for every working copy you check out, you can't make it automatically set.

As you said, that would be very tedious. There's a better solution.

Felix

P.S. Please quote only the text you're referring to.

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