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Re: how to set svn:ignore to more than one pattern?

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-07-10 22:18:39 CEST

Alexis Huxley <ahuxley@gmx.net> writes:

> Hi
> Following someone's posting about removing ignoring some files,
> I'm now trying to add ignoring some files.
> If I do this from my working copy:
> svn propset svn:ignore 'tn-*.jpg' dir1 dir2 dir3
> it works fine. Problem is I want to ignore a second pattern too.
> I tried using comma, pipe (a la egrep), space, but all failed
> and wound up overwriting the previous ignore value.

You need to separate the patterns with newline. Depending on your TTY
settings, you should type Ctrl-V Ctrl-J or Ctrl-V Ctrl-M to insert a
newline in the argument. This is assuming UNIX, some Windows expert
will have to say how to insert newlines into the commandline on that

  // Marcus

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