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

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-09-04 21:05:58 CEST

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?
>
   1. Subversion has to cater to many different systems. All the world's
      not Linux.
   2. Please take the time to read the whole thread before replying to a
      post.

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Brane �ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>            http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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