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Re: Bug Report: added folders incorrectly inherit certain properties from ancestor folders

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 16:12:29 +0100

Simon Lieschke wrote:
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Create a new folder somewhere under a folder that is under source
> control and has a property like tsvn:logtemplate set on it.
> 2. Right click on the new folder and select Tortoise SVN --> Add...
> and add the folder.
> 3. View the properties set on the folder.
> Expected result:
> There are not properties set on the folder.
> Actual result:
> There is a tsvn:logtemplate property set on the folder.
> I've uploaded a screenshot to http://screencast.com/t/hIybl6D34hl
> demonstrating this. It shows two folders I created and added. I added
> one folder with the command line svn program, and the other with
> TortoiseSVN. It also show the properties on the grandparent folder.
> You can see no properties correctly appear on the folder added with
> the comand line svn program, but 6 of the 8 properties set on the
> grandparent folder unexpectedly appear on the folder added using
> TortoiseSVN.

This is not a bug, it's a feature (honestly!).
TortoiseSVN automatically adds the so called 'project properties' (i.e.,
the bugtraq:, tsvn:, webviewer:) to new folders.


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