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Re: [PATCH] Implement --ignore and associated config option

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2002-08-14 21:04:08 CEST

mark benedetto king <bking@Inquira.Com> writes:

> no_ignore turns off even svn:ignore ignoring, while the ignore parameter
> supplements svn:ignore's behaviour. I suppose I could make it a tri-state
> thing (where NULL has different meaning than ""), i.e.:
> 1.) NULL -> no_ignore
> 2.) "" -> use svn:ignore (special case of (3)
> 3.) "foo bar" -> add foo and bar to svn:ignore
> But I like to avoid tri-state variables for the most part. Do you
> think one is warranted here? I, too, am unhappy about the proliferation
> of parameters.

I'd forgotten about svn:ignore; it does make things more difficult.
Another option is to wrap both the boolean and the char* into an
svn_wc_ignore_t structure. I'm not sure that's any better. Passing
multiple parameters happens already, copyfrom_url/copyfrom_rev comes
to mind.

Perhaps the help text string should change from "set of..." to

Philip Martin
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