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Re: Global Ignore Pattern Issues

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-04-06 11:44:48 CEST

Peter Yamamoto wrote:
> Aaron may have different issues then me, but as mentioned in a
> separate post, to answer directly the question...
>
> A file pattern such as "*.bat" in the Tortoise global ignore pattern
> does not ignore *.bat files when doing a "check for modifications"
> (show unversioned files). If that is added to the subversion
> configuration file global-ignores however, then it is ignored when
> doing a "check for modifications" (show unversioned files).

Hmm. Works just fine for me. Added a dummy 'fred.obj' to one of my
working copies and added *.obj to TSVN's global ignore pattern. It
definitely does not show up in check for modifications.

In your global ignore list, how are you separating multiple items? It
should be with a space. If you use a semicolon it does not work. Try
using *only* '*.bat' as your ignore pattern and see if that works.

> Also, this may or may not be Aaron's issue, but no matter what I do,
> either in Tortoise's or subversions, I can't get "check for
> modifications" to ignore any directory name/paths. Hence my whole C:
> drive is scanned for modifications which is 100's of Gb's too much.

I don't think the global ignore list will stop any scanning; it just
discards any result which matches the pattern.

Simon

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