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Re: How do I add the file to the ignore list without deleting it?

From: Dave Schinkel <dschinkel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 10:50:51 -0800 (PST)

I have to disagree Simon.

There are cases where yes, you do need to exclude but I too am annoyed that
when I righ-click a file and try to simply add it to the ignore list, half
the time it only gives me the option to Delete and Ignore.

What if I do NOT want to delete it but just ignore it. This is a valid
issue. You can't say that 100% of the time you want to delete it from your
local working copy! You loose potentially something vital that you do need
locally but Subversion does not need.

Simon Large-5 wrote:
>
> On 21 February 2010 22:32, laredotornado <laredotornado_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm using the latest version of Tortoise SVN on Windows XP.  I want to
>> add a
>> file to my SVN ignore list, however, when I right click on the file and
>> select "Tortoise SVN", the only submenu option is "Delete and add to
>> ignore
>> list," but I don't want to delete the file, I just want to add it to the
>> ignore list.  How do I do this?
>>
>> Right now, the file has a red "X" on it if that helps.
>
> Delete and add to ignore list is exactly what you want. You want the
> file to be removed from the subversion repository, kept locally and
> added to the ignore list (you can only ignore items that are not
> versioned. If you want the item not to be versioned then it has to be
> deleted from the repository).
>
> The fact that it has an X on means it is scheduled for deletion from
> the repository. The fact that you can see it at all means that it has
> not been deleted locally.
>
> Simon
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