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Re: Storing IDE-specific files in the SVN repository

From: Lester Caine <lester_at_lsces.co.uk>
Date: 2007-03-23 07:31:37 CET

Mark Phippard wrote:
> OK, new proposal.
> 1) You let me add all of these files to the svn:ignore property on
> trunk. One of main reasons for wanting the files committed is that they
> are a real nuisance when they are unversioned and not ignored.
It would be nice if this was also a default when actually creating a new
project IN a new SVN managed project ;)

> 2) Optionally, I can also add an eclipse-project folder under
> developer-resources. Users could either use this as a way to checkout
> in Eclipse and have things setup, or at a minimum, it would be a place
> to store these files and a readme so that someone can use them to
> manually setup an environment if they want to use Eclipse. I think that
> the code formatting preferences, at least, would be useful to some people.
> This would all be fine with me.
While it is becoming a standard IDE, Eclipse is not the only one, so some
standard way of adding a range of IDE setting files would be a very good idea.
I know a number of projects USING SVN that have similar 'religious wars' over
the IDE specific files, so anything that 'automates' the handling of that aspect?

Lester Caine - G8HFL
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