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Re: Automatic folder properties

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 23:52:59 +0100

2009/4/2 Mike Dixon <michael.dixon_at_denovosoftware.com>:
> Bob Archer wrote:
>> Are you sure they weren't just applied recursively when they were
>> originally created?
> Um, they may have been. But 'applied recursively' isn't a flag that's
> stored with the properties, as far as I know. When you're changing a
> property you can check a box to have the change applied recursively, but
> that's a one-time deal. And, specifically, I have added a new property
> with 'apply property recursively', to the parent folder and this new
> property does not appear when I add new folders as children.
>> BTW: Those properties cascade from the parent folder. So, they don't
>> actually need to be specified on every nested folder.
> Interesting, I didn't know that. It doesn't help me though; what I want
> to do is add another property, and it's one that doesn't cascade
> (svn:ignore).

auto-props is used by subversion when adding and importing items.
Works for any property.

tsvn:auto-props is also used when adding and importing items, but does
not require setting up on every client. Works for any property.

When you create a child folder in a working copy TortoiseSVN
automatically copies any tsvn: properties from the parent folder.
Works only for tsvn: properties.


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Received on 2009-04-03 00:53:21 CEST

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