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Re: Blocking specific files from downloading during SVN update?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 22:20:21 +0100

2008/5/7 Benie <b.dobson_at_insightbb.com>:
> Can you please explain this section of FAQ more clearly?
> It makes me think I'm a developer allowing users to block certain
> files, when in reality, I'm the user trying to block certain files
> from a developer's SVN.
>
>
>
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#ignore-commit

There is no way to block an update, apart from not selecting that file
(or its parent folder) for update in the first place. The whole point
of an update is that it pulls the latest version from the repository.

If the repository contains files which must be locally customized then
there is a problem with the way the developers have set it up, and you
should contact them to ask for a resolution.

Note that if you update a modified file and the remote changes do not
conflict with your local ones, the remote changes will simply be
merged in and your local changes will still stand.

You have not given us anything much to go on, like what type of file
is involved and why you need to 'block' it, so there's not a lot more
we can say.

Simon

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