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Re: Need to check a file out, but want never to check it back in !

From: Dave Huang <khym_at_azeotrope.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2010 12:34:00 -0500

On 11/4/2010 12:06 PM, Richard Willis wrote:
>
> I am using TortoiseSVN in my build environment, which is an ancient
> (management decision) version of Hitachi Workbench.
>
> HWB maintains a .set file which contains stuff not pertinent to the
> build and which changes whenever I do anything trivial, such as a
> resize of the editor window. So, whenever I just do nothing in
> particular, this file is always marked as "changed". I don't want to
> keep checking this file back in.
>

The, "official" recommendation that's in the Subversion FAQ is at
http://subversion.apache.org/faq.html#ignore-commit . It's basically
your second option, except there's no automatic copy from the template;
you just have to remember to make a copy yourself.

Personally, I use the ignore-on-commit changelist, as Josh Reynolds
suggested. You do have to remember to manually put it on the changelist
though. I don't think there's any completely automated way to handle this.

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