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Re: New User Complaints (from CVS User Perspective)

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2003-05-27 15:01:38 CEST

Tom Browder wrote:

>The 'svn propset svn:ignore -F .cvsignore' command works fine until I want
>to add a new ignore expression. Then I have to modify .cvsignore as usual,
>and THEN execute the propset command again. Having subversion automatically
>read a local "ignore" file would be great. I guess I could use the propedit
>command, but it doesn't work for me (version 0.24). Also, using the '.'
>alias as a directory doesn't work for propset either.

Umh, you seem to be misunderstanding, there doesn't have to be any
.cvsignore file at all. Subversion uses the svn:ignore property for
this purpose so you don't have to clutter your tree with those files.
If you want to edit the property, just use 'svn propedit svn:ignore .'


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