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RE: Request: Soft ignore of versioned files

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 15:43:22 -0400

The common recommendation with these issues it to put a .template
version of the resource in version control and on checkout rename it to
the production name. You could have a test.template and a dev.template
or whatever works in your situation.

This is in the svn FAQ.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Thomson [mailto:dave.thomson_at_networktelsys.com]
> Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 3:21 PM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Request: Soft ignore of versioned files
> I want to ignore certain versioned files. From the documentation I
> this is not possible as in "Versioned files and folders can never be
> ignored - that's a feature of Subversion". That being said, I would
> much like to version yet ignore certain files. Here's why: we want to
> svn to version both the src code and the test environment for a
> This includes test database instances as this would allow us to check
> a test instance from a tag/branch/or head to do things like regression
> testing. The issue is that under normal operations the instant a
> is accessed, it changes (most commonly because access timestamps are
> modified) and the working project shows up as modified even though for
> intents and purposes it is not from a source control perspective.
> Is there anything that can be done?
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Received on 2009-04-20 21:44:19 CEST

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