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Re: tsvn:autoprops - does TortoiseSVN search up the WC tree to find these properties?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 11:58:34 +0100

2008/6/5 Jon Pawley <jon.pawley.junk_at_gmail.com>:
> Hi there,
>
> I have a question about how TortoiseSVN looks for the tsvn:autoprops
> property that can be set on folders. Does TortoiseSVN search back up
> the WC tree looking for these properties, in the same way as it does
> for bugtraq:xxx properties, as described here: http://tortoisesvn.net/issuetracker_integration
> :

Yes.
>
> "... basically the client is required to search upwards in a working
> copy for those properties and use the first ones it can find. That
> way, if you set those properties only on the /trunk folder of your
> project, they still apply to all subfolders."
>
> If that is the case, I would be able to set the following on my /trunk
> and have it "propagate" down through the whole tree, right?
>
> C:\WP\src>svn proplist -v
> Properties on '.':
> tsvn:autoprops : *.doc = svn:needs-lock=true; svn:keywords=HeadURL
> Author Revision LastChangedDate

As long as you have trunk checked out. TSVN can obviously only search
up as far as your checkout root, so if you checkout only part of the
project and you only set that property non-recursively on /trunk then
you won't see it.

Simon

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