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Re: Build system copy causes tracking

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 08:56:01 +0000

On 21/01/2008, Matt Klein <mattklein123_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> I just started using TortoiseSVN and I really like it. One question:
> When I build my project, some checked-in files are copied to an output
> binary directory that is outside of source control.
> It looks like the explorer plug-in is catching the copy of a checked-in
> file. As such it thinks this is a missed move (?) and places a .svn
> directory and associated metadata in the target binaries directory. Thus,
> the plug-in shows the target directory with a red-bang overlay.
> Is there anything I can do to prevent this from happening or something that
> I am doing wrong?

TortoiseSVN is certainly not doing this, and there's nothing it can do
to fix the behaviour of another explorer plug-in. You will have to
find out which program is misbehaving and ask for a fix there.

In the meantime, just delete the rogue .svn directory.


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