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

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 13:55:43 -0500

> 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.

You can't ignore a versioned file. It just isn't possible with svn.

> 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.

If you are ok with deleting it from the repository so you can ignore it, you should copy it out of the WC, do the delete and ignore then copy it back into your WC.

If you want to ignore it but is must be in svn then add it to the ignore-on-commit change list.

BOb

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