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Re: Global ignore pattern help

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 21:28:07 +0000

2009/3/11 Todd C. Gleason <tgleason_at_impac.com>:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Mike Cole [mailto:mike.cole_at_forbin.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 11:33 AM
>> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>> Subject: RE: Global ignore pattern help
>> If the global ignore pattern does not work for folders, is there
> another
>> way to exclude those?
>> > I'm pretty sure global ignores don't work for folders, only for
> files.
>> Probably the root of your problem.
>> >
> I think this is incorrect.  I have a global-ignores that includes stuff
> like:
> bin [Oo][Bb][Jj]
> And this seems to exclude bin, obj, and Obj (for some of our C++
> projects) just fine.  Just get rid of the wildcards and [back]slashes; I
> think the final directory or file name is all that is looked at to match
> global-ignores.

global ignores work for files and for folders, but not paths - the
pattern should not include any slashes.

You can exclude all folders called bin, and you can exclude all files
called *.obj but you cannot use a pattern like bin/*.obj so that it
will only ignore object files which are in the bin folder.


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