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Re: Any way to apply a filename filter to compare revisions ( or show differences as unified diff)?

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2007-02-27 22:40:46 CET

Peter McNab wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
>> Peter McNab wrote:
>>> Simon Large wrote:
>>>> Your first statement is correct, and the cumbersome workaround
>>>> wouldn't work at all. Ignore patterns only work for files which are
>>>> not yet versioned. Once you have placed a file under version control
>>>> there is no way to ignore it.
>>> Sorry, I wasn't aware that the case if you svn deleted it from
>>> continued rev control?
>> I was talking about the cumbersome workaround that Seth mentioned.
>> Naturally if you svn delete (and commit) items they become unversioned
>> once more.
>> Simon
> Just confirmed my understanding, that once files are removed (svn
> deleted) from rev control then those files can be ignored.
> And the process is not that hard.
> Svn Delete them, Commit, Check for modifications, Tick show unversioned
> files, right click each, Ignore them, (they disappear from list) and
> Commit.
> Bingo, you only see what you want to see. Oh, and untick show
> unversioned when done.
> So for .DCUs you only have to ignore one for them all to disappear from
> the list.
> And if some files e.g. .CFG files are important to QA or whoever then
> they probably should be of interest to everybody so the know when
> something they just did changed the config.
> I'm just not comfortable with the idea I could locally hide a revision
> controlled file, make local changes and commit without knowing that in
> advance of the commit. That is the feature Seth is asking for.

I don't think Seth is asking for this in the commit dialog, just as a
filter for the review process, maybe in the log dialog.


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