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RE: Re: Overlay icons on svn ignored folders and files

From: LANDRAIN Jean-Pol <jean-pol.landrain_at_europarl.europa.eu>
Date: 2006-10-26 11:45:36 CEST

STEFAN KUNG wrote:
>LANDRAIN Jean-Pol wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I've just upgraded my TortoiseSVN to the version 1.4.0
>> I notice something weird now: the overlay icons are activated for the

>> folders that are in my ignore lists. When I commit, everything is
fine:
>> they are ignored. But it's a bit annoying in the Windows Explorer as,

>> when an ignored file or folder is modified, it still takes it into
>> account for the folders above.
>>
>> Can you help me ? Is there a way to avoid this or is it a bug ?

> It won't help you if you try to ignore already versioned files. If
> they're versioned, they're not ignored anymore - no matter what your
> ignore pattern says.

The weird thing is that these files are not versioned (not in the
repository) anymore. But you're right: they had been versioned in the
past. I've noticed it because the .svn folders were still there. I've
deleted the .svn folders and now everything works fine. It's strange
this appears only since the upgrade to 1.4.0 (does it mean that the
mechanism for the overlay icons also inspects the ignored folders since
that version? if yes, what's the rationale? I can't understand).

Anyway, thank you very much for your help. It was really annoying.

Regards,
Jean-Pol.

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