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Re: [SVN-DEV] Re: [Issue 482] New - .svnignore processing needed

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2001-09-04 20:55:09 CEST

On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 02:48:54PM -0400, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> > Yes, but I don't like the idea of using a .svnignore file. We have
> > versioned directories now, and directories have props, so I'd use a
> > special property (svn:ignore?) that would contain a list of patterns.
> >
> > Um. You'd also need a couple of commands to modify the list.
> Has this project *completely* ignored the UNIX 'all data is text' dictum?
> At *least* provide a way to dump a properties list as a text file so you
> can edit it as text and re-merge it, then. Surely it doesn't serve
> *anyone's* needs to have to provide all sorts of special editing tools for
> these properties?

svn propget svn:ignore targets > file should work fine.

Kevin Pilch-Bisson                    http://www.pilch-bisson.net
     "Historically speaking, the presences of wheels in Unix
     has never precluded their reinvention." - Larry Wall

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