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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 16:41:32 -0800 (PST)

Bob, when I have used that ingore/delete it does delete the local copy also.

Bob Archer wrote:
>
> Actually, I've never used it and just tested it. It did exactly what you
> want it to do. It added an svn:ignore to the folder properties. It deleted
> the file from the repository. After I committed the new property and the
> delete the file was still in my working copy.
>
> So, I'm not sure what more you want it to do?
>
> BOb
>
>
>
>> 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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