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

From: David Huang <khym_at_azeotrope.org>
Date: Thu, 4 Nov 2010 14:11:03 -0500

On Nov 4, 2010, at 12:53 PM, Alexander Iljin wrote:

> Hello!
>
> DH> On 11/4/2010 12:39 PM, Felix Saphir wrote:
>>> Please read the manual.
> DH> I've already read it, actually--sounds like you're the one who needs a
> DH> refresher. If something's on the svn:ignore list, it can't be in the
> DH> repo, which implies that you can't check it out.
>
> There are two statements in this sentence, both false.
> In fact,
> 1. you can have anything matching a svn:ignore pattern in the
> repository;
> 2. if there is anything in the repository, it will be checked out,
> regardless of any svn:ignore patterns.
>
> Do read the manual, will you?

No, I've read the manual already. Stop telling people to read the manual, as you and Felix Saphir obviously don't understand the context of the question. In context, my statements are 100% correct. We're talking about how to check out a file, but not have svn want to check it in, even though it's been modified. svn:ignore does not work for that.

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