I just found this great blog post on how to ignore files with
Be sure to read the comments for some additional tips.
On Dec 27, 2007, at 11:35 PM, G. T. Stresen-Reuter wrote:
> (sorry for not replying to the thread, my mail client configuration
> was messed up and deleted your reply before I could read it)
> On Dec 27, 2007, at (not sure when) Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Dec 27, 2007, at 14:34, G. T. Stresen-Reuter wrote:
>> > I've been searching around but have been unable to find any
>> > definitive answers on this so I'm trying here...
>> > I've enabled an autoversioned disk via webdav (which was incredibly
>> > easy, thank you!) but when mounting the autoversioned disk, files
>> > that match patterns listed in global-ignores are still added to the
>> > repo and automatically committed. It seems as though autoversioning
>> > is ignoring the global-ignores directive.
>> > I also tried checking out the repo and setting the svn:ignore
>> > property, but that too seems to be ignored when mounting the repo
>> > via webdav.
>> All correct. When using autoversioning, you are accessing the
>> repository using a normal DAV client, i.e. one which is not a
>> Subversion client and therefore has no concept of Subversion notions
>> such as ignores or eol-style translation or keyword expansion or
>> > Can anyone confirm this and suggest an alternative for keeping the
>> > repo from filling up with unneeded files (and hundreds of useless
>> > commits)?
>> Not sure how to prevent this when using autoversioning, sorry.
> Thanks for confirming my suspicions and for the clarification. I
> read up on the WebDAV specification and indeed, there doesn't seem
> to be any way to ignore files.
> I suspect it may be possible using a pre-commit hook since those
> scripts do seem to continue executing.
> Thanks again. I really appreciate the info!
> G. T. Stresen-Reuter
Received on Fri Dec 28 01:46:05 2007