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

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 19:03:38 +0200

Kurt Pruenner wrote:
> Bob Archer wrote:
>>>> Did you try this? I certainly can't right-click add files that
>>>> are ignored in the "check for modifications" dialog.
>>> Err... oops.
>>>
>>> I guess that would be a follow-up feature request, as I can't think
>>> of a reason not to support adding ignored files from there...
>> Isn't the whole reason you ignore files because you do not want them
>> added to the repository? What is the use case to allow for this? It
>> seems like a bad idea to me.
>
> Considering that you *can* add ignored files directly from Explorer and
> that sometimes while the global ignores string saves you a lot of work
> when it comes to filtering out generated files (like, say, executables
> and DLLs) you might still want to add a few DLLs (like external
> dependencies) to your repository - why block doing this from the CfM
> dialog where you've got all of them in a convenient list?
>

Enabled the add menu for ignored files in r16456.

Stefan

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Received on 2009-05-26 19:04:44 CEST

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