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Re: svn:ignore bug on Vista

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-07 13:49:00 CEST

On 10/7/07, David Krmpotic <david.krmpotic@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed a pretty serious issue with SVN client. I'm 100% sure that the
> behaviour I am experiencing on Vista is not normal. I'm using 1.4.5 and
> didn't have the same problems on XP or Ubuntu.
> D:\project>svn ps svn:ignore "*" log
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'app'
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'components'
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'config'
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'db'
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'doc'
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'lib'
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'log'
> property 'svn:ignore' set on 'public'
> svn: Cannot set 'svn:ignore' on a file ('Rakefile')
> Svn is setting ignore on all(?) folders.. and it really is (I checked
> dir-props-base for listed folders).
> If I try to do that:
> D:\project>cd log
> D:\project\log>svn ps svn:ignore "*" .
> property 'svn:ignore' set on '.'
> log\.svn\dir-prop-base looks like this:
> K 10
> svn:ignore
> V 5
> .svn
> So even this doesn't work... I was expecting a "*" instead of ".svn". As
> a matter of fact in first attemp when it was setting svn:ignore all over
> the place, in every dir-prop-base I noticed ".svn" as well...
> It seems there are two problems at once.
> I hope someone can confirm this. Thank you very much!

My guess (and I have basically no windows experience): your shell is
expanding "*" and turning that into the command

$ svn ps svn:ignore .svn app components config db doc lib log public
Rakefile (...) log


David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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