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Re: RFE: Add "show ignored" option to commit/add dialogs

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 17:59:30 +0200

Bryce Schober wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 10:38 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
> Bryce Schober wrote:
> > I'd really like to see functionality that lets me add ignored
> files. The
> > reasoning is that we want to use ignores as a default, but let the
> user
> > override it on a case-by-case basis when they want to. I can do
> this for
> > a tree with the svn command line "svn add --no-ignore --depth infinity
> > --force *", but I'd rather be able to do it via tsvn.
> Just right-click on an ignored file and choose "add" from the TSVN
> submenu.
> But since those files are ignored, this only works if you select the
> files to add directly, not e.g. their parent folder.
> Yeah, I'm just so spoiled by the recursive abilities of the commit / add
> dialogs that I want them expanded. My specific use case is that we're
> adding our compiler tool-chain to our repository. We have executables in
> our ignore lists, since we don't usually need to add them. I failed to
> notice that I added the whole tool-chain tree without the executables I
> needed, and they're sprinkled all over. It would've been a royal pain to
> do it w/ tsvn, but wasn't too hard to figure out the command line
> version. I'm really just asking for functionality equivalent to "svn
> status --no-ignore" in your dialogs. I note that you do support the
> equivalent of "svn status --ignore-externals."

There's a checkbox in the "check for modifications" dialog named "show
ignored files".
But that checkbox doesn't make any sense for the commit dialog since
ignored items are never committed.

Just use the right dialog :)


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