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Re: Would like to Remove/Omit a file from the Repo/Commit/Update

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-07 14:31:41 CEST

On 6/7/06, Johan Appelgren <johan.appelgren@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/7/06, Paul <trooper_2002@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> >
> > I've have TortoiseSVN all set up and running nicely for my requirments, but
> > now I have come across a problem, I'm doing a project using VB.Net, and for
> > some reason the file name extension of ".suo" comes up with nothing but
> > errors, conflict error this, conflict error that, I've come to the
> > conclusion that the file is being updated on the fly, so to speak, so when
> > TSVN starts trying to update, etc, it throws a wobbly. I don't need this
> > file to be in the Repo, but I don't want to delete the file, I would like to
> > remove it from being updated, changed, etc..
> >
> > Can it be done. I've read the help file (if there is a solution in there, I
> > ain't obvsiouly read it properly) I've searched online, and I can't find
> > anything.
> >
> > Can anybody help me?
> You can just make a backup of the file locally before removing it
> using TSVN and then restore your backup. Unless the other members your
> team has changed the file locally it will be deleted the next time
> they do an update so they'd have to make a backup of it as well before
> updating. Since it is recreated when you open a solution all this
> isn't really necessary though is it?
> To avoid things like this you should add
> *.suo *proj.user
> to your global-ignores to make it easier to not add these files by mistake.

Paul will also want to apply these patterns to svn:ignore on his
existing project directories, and be sure to not explicitly add
/commit these types of files in the future (if you explicitly svn
add/commit a file that matches the ignore pattern, it'll still be

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