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Re: [Subclipse-users] Problem adding folder named tags

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-08-10 02:24:07 CEST

"Fred Hewett" <svn@fred.hewett.us> wrote on 08/09/2006 07:49:41 PM:

> Subclipse 1.0.3 on Eclipse 3.1.2:
> When I attempt to add a folder named tags to version control, I get a
> warning that "You have explicitly asked to version control one or more
> resources that otherwise would have been ignored. Continue?". If I
> click Yes, it does add it, but it does not add files within the folder.
> Nor does it decorate the folder icon with the "has remote" indicator.
> In addition, I get the same warning when explicitly adding the files in
> the folder.
> Note that although this folder is named "tags", it has nothing to do
> with "tags" in the Subversion sense. It is just the folder for a Java
> package whose name ends with ".tags".
> It's behaving as if Subclipse has added a global ignore for "tags". Is
> there a way to remove this?

You are close. The Eclipse CVS plugin ships a global Eclipse-level ignore
for "tags". Open Preferences and go to Team -> Ignored resources and
uncheck it.

The warning is something Eclipse adds if the URL you are committing to has
tags in the name. I think you would only get it if you explicitly
selected that folder. It is kind of a silly feature but it is meant to
get confirmation before you accidentally commit to a tags folder in your


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