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RE: Bug submission - Global ignore pattern is not used in filtering folders during commit

From: Daniel Becroft <Daniel.Becroft_at_supercorp.com.au>
Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 14:12:53 +1000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Simon Large [mailto:simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 7:43 AM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Bug submission - Global ignore pattern is not
> used in filtering folders during commit
>
> 2009/1/22 Stefan K√ľng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>:
> > paullan_at_rogers.com wrote:
> >> When using a pattern such as *[/\\][Oo][Bb][Jj] in the
> 'Global ignore
> >> pattern' (either the UI or the svn config file), the files
> within the
> >> folder are not listed in the commit, however, all of the
> folders are.
> >> The particular project we are working on has over 5000 OBJ
> folders,
> >> which makes reviewing the commit for files to add that much more
> >> difficult.
> >
> > To ignore folders, use
> > *\[Oo][Bb][Jj]
>
> I don't think this works any more and I updated the trunk
> docs recently to reflect this. I queried it on the subversion
> dev list and it is only intended to work on file specs. If it
> works on folders at all then it is considered a bug, so even
> if it works now it quite possibly won't in future.
>
> You need to ask on the subversion mailing list to report this
> as a bug or request different behaviour.
>
> Simon

We worked around this problem by setting the svn:ignore property to include "bin" and "obj" on all our folders within the project. It's messy, and unncessary, but it works.

Cheers,
Daniel B.

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