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

From: Simon Lieschke <slieschke_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 23:44:31 -0800 (PST)

On Jan 12, 7:12 pm, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Simon Lieschke wrote:
> > On Jan 10, 4:12 am, Stefan Küng <tortoise..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >> 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.
>
> > OK, I see, I had a read about this in section 5.17 Project Settings of
> > the TortoiseSVN help.
>
> > I can't say I'm particularly keen on this behaviour. If I change the
> > value for one of these properties on my root folder in the future it
> > means the old undesirable value will continue to be used for any
> > folders that have been added by TortoiseSVN.
>
> When changing such a property, check the box that says "apply property
> recursively".

Hmm. I'd prefer to avoid doing that because that would result in the
properties getting set on every folder stored in my repository. These
would be displayed on the page for every folder in my Subversion web
viewer, which is just added unnecessary noise IMHO. (That's how I came
to report this problem, as in my web viewer I saw the properties set
on some folders, but not on others, so I investigated.)

I guess it wouldn't be too difficult for me to hack up a Greasemonkey
script that hides the project properties in my web viewer :)

Cheers,

Simon

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