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Re[2]: Bug: TortoiseSVN|Add to ignore list missing

From: Neville Franks <webinfo_at_getsoft.com>
Date: 2007-02-24 01:00:44 CET

Saturday, February 24, 2007, 10:05:38 AM, you wrote:

>> I've run into a problem with TortoiseSVN|Add to ignore list in that it
NV> is
>> only available for files/folders which are in a directory that is
NV> already
>> under version control.
>> I specifically want to exclude project specific directories
>> and files from being imported/added to TSVN when I create and
>> setup a new project.

NV> If I understand correctly what you're saying then all you need to do is
NV> *add* the parent directory to the local working copy (i.e. not to the
NV> subversion repository) by right clicking on the parent folder and
NV> selecting Add and then the *Ignore* option becomes available in the
NV> context menu for child directories and files.

NV> To explain why, this is because the ignore settings are stored as
NV> properties on the parent folder, if the local working copy has no
NV> knowledge of the parent folder then it can't store any properties.

Thanks for the reply. My starting point is a new empty repository,
to which I want to Import an existing Directory Tree, however I want to
exclude various directories and files in this tree before I do the

Best regards,
  Neville Franks, Author of Surfulater and ED for Windows 
  Soft As It Gets Pty Ltd, http://www.surfulater.com - http://www.getsoft.com
  Victoria, Australia       mailto:nev@getsoft.com
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