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Submitting svnignore for inclusion in contrib/client-side

From: Christopher Boumenot <boumenot_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-12 19:14:58 CET

I wanted to submit this simple script for inclusion in subversion. It
was becoming tedious to generate the svn:ingore properties, especially
for files generated by a build. It is really painful if your build
recurses into many directories, and generates a file in each one such as
Makefile.in generating Makefile. I finally wrote a script to
automatically add files to the ignore list.

The script works by running svn status from the current directory. Any
files with a status of ?, are appended to the current ignore list.

It is released under the same license as subversion.

Is there any interest in this?


#!/usr/bin/env ruby
# svnignore: recusively appends files to the svn:ignore property
# Run svnignore from the top level directory containing files you want
# to ignore. svnignore will append to your current list of ignores all
# files that report ? from svn status.

require 'tempfile'

h = Hash.new

`svn status .`.each do |line|
     next unless line =~ /\?/
     line.gsub!(/^\S+\s*/, '')

     fn = File.basename(line)
     dn = File.dirname(line)

     h[dn] ||= Array.new
     h[dn] << fn

h.each do |k,v|
     puts "Processing #{k} ..."

     tmp = Tempfile.new("svnignore.")
     tmp.write(IO.popen("svn propget svn:ignore #{k}").read().chomp!)
     v.each { |i| puts " -> #{i}" }

     %x{svn propset svn:ignore --file #{tmp.path} #{k}}

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