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Re: use case for config files in repository

From: Dan Allen <dan_at_mojavelinux.com>
Date: 2003-04-12 15:48:31 CEST

> >I have a question regarding configuration files in a repository.
> >Assume that I have a configuration file just as log4j.properties or
> >some database connection configuration file. Now, this file needs
> >to be in the repository because it is relevant to the project, but
> >certain fields in the file change, like username and/or password or
> >perhaps logfile location based on the computer on which the program
> >is running. After I checkout a version of the repository onto a
> >computer, would there anyway to tell subversion that I no longer
> >want to consider this file when updating or committing?
> >
> >
>
> No, you can't do that, but you can do something else: Check in a
> template for that file under a different name, for example,
> "log4j.properties.template", and require people to copy it to
> "log4j.properties" and customize that. You can tell Subversion to ignore
> that file.

Of course! .dist files. Duh

Dan

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