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Re: Include / Exclude Path woes Was: TSVNCache and Handles on USB Dri ve

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2006-12-08 14:30:21 CET

Lübbe Onken wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
>
> I have a similar problem, but the other way round. I have a source folder
> linked to a repository on my C: drive, that contains some library stuff. I
> want to exclude everything on C: from the cache apart from this folder. I
> can't make TortoiseSVN do-the-right-thing, no matter which include/exclude
> paths I tried.
>
>
Hi Lübbe.

I solved this a completely different way.
The HDD is divided into multiple drives so :-
C:\ is exclusively for M$, the paging files and some application state
information
D:\ is for all applications and M$ non operating system files e.g.
Office, Delphi, TortoiseSVN, Beyond Compare etc.
Because there is nothing on the C: or D: drives which need revision
control TortoiseSVN can be set to ignore them and hence ignore a
significant portion of the never to be controlled files.
E:\ is for data and applications under development so it contains lots
of WCs in folders generally with the same name as their corresponding
repo. I never checkout to the actual root of a drive i.e. E:\.
F:\ is for all downloaded stuff before it's unzipped and installed to
the C:, D: or E: drive.

This also makes regular defragmentation faster.

Peter

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