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Re: Updating svn:gnore rule only and not file.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 18:59:48 +0200

On 24.08.2010 17:23, Robert Duchnik wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to update a directory with an ignore rule, but can't find a
> way to do it without updating the whole directory.
> So lets say locally I created an ignore rule on some directory dirA/
> and then commit that change.
> svn propset svn:ignore "test.ignore" dirA/
> So now I have the ignore rule committed, and anyone who updates will
> have the ignore rule as well.
> Now the thing is how do I update only the ignore rule and nothing
> else. When I do an "svn status -u" I get something like this:
> * 2281 test.txt
> * 1978 .
> Status against revision: 3393
> Showing me there is a change on the directory (which is the ignore
> rule) and a change in the test.txt file. The only way I know to
> update that ignore rule is to do an "svn update .", however this will
> also update the test.txt file, which I don't want to do. I just want
> to update the ignore rule on the "." directory.
> Anybody come across this situation?

Use the check-for-modifications dialog, click on "check repository" so
you see the changed directory (that has the svn:ignore property
changed/set). Right-click on that directory, then click "update".


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