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Re: Tortoise SVN Ignore Usability

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-22 11:30:31 CEST

On 6/22/06, Thomas Eyde <thomas.eyde@gmail.com> wrote:

> > 1) Add the ignore contextmenu (ignore file / ignore extension) to the
> > context menu of the add dialog. This would allow users to do the right
> > thing, but wouldn't be obviously visible and would not allow to un-ignore
> > objects (read undo mistakes) from within the dialog.

Very small change needed for that (basically, just adding a flag to
the our status control).

> > My preferred solution:
> > 2) Show the global ignore pattern below the list of files to add, allow
> > users to add/remove patterns and to refresh the list. Store the ignore
> > pattern automatically (or ask if it has been changed) on closing the dialog
> > or add an explicit "store" button, allowing for temporary ignores when
> > adding objects. Additionally show the current svn:ignore setting (but do not
> > allow to change it??).
> That would be great, but why not combine both? I could use the context
> menu to add global ignore patterns, that would give a consistent way
> to ignore files. Advanced users could play with the ignore patterns
> directly.

Sorry what? You want to have a context menu entry not just to modify
the svn:ignore property but one to modify the global ignore pattern
too? Sorry, but I have to stop *somewhere*.


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