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Re: Default ignores, cmdline ignores

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-08-11 23:51:08 CEST

Mix wrote:

> Sander Striker wrote:
>> Currently we have some hardcoded 'default' ignores:
>> static const char * const ignores[] =$
>> {
>> "*.o", "*.lo", "*.la", "#*#", "*.rej", "*~", ".#*",
>> /* what else? */
>> };
>> Personally I think we should get rid of those. If
>> you wish to ignore something be explicit about it.
> I'd go crazy if I had to do the silly 'svn propset svn:ignore' thing
> everytime I wanted to stop seeing object files and all the crap emacs
> leaves around when you run it. I like cvs's .cvsignore files better
> but I can live with svn:ignore as long as svn ignores things that are
> always junk like the list above. I mean really, when have you ever
> needed to add a file matching one of the expressions above?

One point to avoid confusion: "svn:ignore" doesn't prevent you from
adding files that match those patterns, it only tells 'svn status' to
shut up about them not being versioned.

Brane ─îibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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Received on Sun Aug 11 23:51:46 2002

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