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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 13:25:39 -0800 (PST)

I get ya Bob. But why not have that ignore & delete just delete it from the
repo instead of local. Maybe change the functionality and rename the
function to "Igore & Remove from Repo" or something

Bob Archer wrote:
>
>> 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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