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Re: "svn status" handling uncontrolled and non-existant files

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-02-03 03:33:03 CET

Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:

> > Hmm, svn:ignore is used to control the display of non-versioned
> > files. Such files cannot be added, modified etc.
>
> Oh, yes they can! Be added, that is. They then become versioned and
> can be changed, etc.

Once added they are no longer ignored.

> It may not be what "ignore" was originally
> intended for, but it could perhaps be useful sometimes, if it were to
> have well-defined semantics. (In particular, should the "ignore"
> directive be ignored for versioned files?

It is, as far as I know. Do you have a counter-example?

-- 
Philip Martin
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