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Re: [TSVN Bug]Cannot list *.so file

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 17:52:23 +0100

Simon Large wrote:
> 2009/1/23 Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>:
>> 2009/1/23 jeffreyren <jeffreyren2002_at_gmail.com>:
>>> Dear all,
>>>
>>> I am using SVN v1.5.5 and TSVN v1.5.6 in Windows XP.
>>>
>>> I have found that the .so file will not be able to list in the submit dialog
>>> automatically, except that I have to add it manually.
>>>
>>> But in fact I don't ignore "*.so" at all.
>>>
>> Subversion has default ignores:
>> *.o *.lo *.la *.al .libs *.so *.so.[0-9]* *.a *.pyc *.pyo *.rej *~ #*#
>> .#* .*.swp .DS_Store
>>
>> which it automatically applies if no other global ignores are set.
>>
>> To prevent Subversion from using the default ignores, you can either put
>> something in the global ignores edit box in the TSVN settings dialog, or
>> edit the Subversion config file and set the global-ignores line like this:
>>
>> global-ignores =
>
> Correction to the above. The default ignore pattern is only used when
> no other ignore pattern is defined. As soon as you put something into
> the global ignores setting in TSVN, a registry key is created. If you
> then delete that value again the empty registry key still exists, so
> subversion stops using its default list.
>
> This is somewhat confusing but I am not sure there is a good
> work-around to stop this happening without potentially disrupting
> other subversion clients unintentionally, particularly as TSVN
> installs for all users by default.
>
> One way of clarifying what is happening is this:
> If there is no global ignore registry key defined, put some text in
> the edit box like "(using subversion defaults)", maybe in grey. As
> soon as you focus on the edit box that text disappears and you can
> type in your own pattern, or none at all. Click on OK to save, and the
> registry value is written.
>
> Personally I don't see the value of providing a default ignore list,
> so I have no problem with making it easy to blow away, but we can't
> just let the installer do it.

TSVN 1.6 will show the default ignore list in the settings dialog if it
is active.

Stefan

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