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Re: Adding .*.swp to svn:ignore

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2007-03-31 17:25:15 CEST

Martin Furter wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Mar 2007, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>>> On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 08:52:01AM -0500, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>>>> edited file. (Example: 'foo.txt' becomes '.foo.txt.swp') When editing
>>>> several files, this can get a bit annoying when doing running 'svn
>>>> status'.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Strangely, this hardly ever bothers me. I guess I just don't tend to
>>> run 'svn st' when I'm editing.
>>>
>>>> I know that the vimmers here may be in the minority, but I think
>>>> that it
>>>> would still be useful for us if we ignored these files.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Don't worry, we have the moral majority! Anyhow, why not just add it to
>>> your own personal global-ignores?
>>
>> That would solve the problem for me, of course, I just don't know if
>> there were others who would benefit from setting the property in the
>> repository.
>
> I also added it to global-ignores and probably many other vim users too.
>
> Those .swp files aren't project specific so why not add it to the
> default global-ignores?

One may also argue that *~ and .*~ aren't project specific, either. :)

Either way, I'm beyond caring at this point.

-Hyrum

Received on Sat Mar 31 17:24:54 2007

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