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Re: Feature Request: Ignore files while committing

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-22 08:35:23 CEST

On 6/22/06, Alexander Klenin <klenin@gmail.com> wrote:
> A discussion about ignore patterns reminded me of a similar feature I
> often wished for.
> Projects sometimes contain auto-generated files which nevertheless are
> wanted under the version control. The usual example is IDE
> configuration files, like .dof in Delphi.
> These files are changed on each project build, however, the changes
> are normally NOT committed, but either reverted or simply unchecked in
> commit dialog.
> The solution offered by Subversion book (create separate template
> file) is workable but less inefficient and inconvenient, since it
> requires manual merge of changes every time the file is updated, which
> is tedious and error-prone.
> Create a separate TSVN setting, similar to 'global ignore pattern',
> something like 'Do not commit by default pattern', with the syntax
> identical to ignore pattern.
> When opening commit dialog, set state of checkbox to unchecked for the
> files which satisfy the pattern.

And then buy a bullet-prof vest. Because users will try to shoot me
for the constant "can not non-recursively commit ...".


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