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Re: Instead of excluding files, I need to submit only matching files

From: Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2008 23:28:43 +0400

2008/7/25 Christian Treczoks <ct_at_braehler.com>:
> I'm using an IDE that creates hordes of temporary files in the project
> directory, some of which tend be be quite large and ever changing ;-(
> I already moved my sources into another directory structure, but the IDE
> project file is always saved to the associated project directory.
> My problem is that the IDE spews a large number of temporary files into
> that project directory, too, and their naming conventions are so f***ed up
> that I gave up trying to find exclusion patterns. I exclude one pattern,
> and this software invents ten new ones that do not match any rule. Sadly,
> the IDE cannot be taught to behave - they only have an option to "delete
> temporary files", which still leaves a bunch of corpses lying around.
> Is it possible to teach a Subversion/Tortoise that it should commit only
> files matching a list of patterns (instead of excluding matching files)?

You can set svn:ignore=* matching all the files. If you need to add some
of them to subversion, Add them explicitly using their context menu.

Once added, they will not be ignored anymore. Ignoring in subversion
applies only to those new files that are not yet under version control.

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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