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Re: GIT/Perforce like .svnignore

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 09:49:01 +0100

On 27.11.2019 12:25, Krzysztof Siewiorek wrote:
> Hi!
> We've started to move from Perforce to SVN in my company for some
> reasons. We moved quite a few big projects that we have or we had been
> working in the past. Working with perforce for years gave us quite a
> big and precise ignore rules list. The problem is that SVN's approach
> to that does not quite scale up and also makes managing ignored files
> a pain - especially when working on many projects in same time.
> I was trying to dig for some piece of information, why actually SVN
> doesn't have implemented something simillar to GIT's or Perforce's
> ignore file that contains extended rules including full directories in
> the rules, !mark to not apply the rules for some files/dir, and so on.
> I would love to hear what's the official statement on that problem. I
> see that there is quite a few people out there struggling with the
> same issues. Usually everybody end up with something like own
> .svnignore file, small app and a bunch of hooks triggered all the time.

The official statement is that no-one has implemented something like
that. We're all volunteers here, and contributions are welcome. If
everyone who built a custom solution had taken the time to contribute to
Subversion instead, it would probably have been done years ago.

-- Brane
Received on 2019-11-28 09:49:05 CET

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