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RE: Re: ignore list

From: Gerald Britton <gerald.britton_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 12:23:31 -0800 (PST)

> On Nov 8, 2011, at 2:10 PM, Gerald Britton wrote:
> > Sure, but still if I have this one line:
> >
> > *.foo.* *.vshost.*
> >
> > the manifest file is *not* ignored. But, if I split it onto two lines:
> >
> > *.foo.*
> > *.vshost.*
> >
> > _Then_ it _is_ ignored. Just seems odd and hard to figure out.
>
>
> Ah, I had missed that... as the documentation at http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.6/svn.advanced.props.special.ignore.html says, "When found on a versioned directory, the svn:ignore property is expected to contain a list of newline-delimited file patterns that Subversion should use to determine ignorable objects in that same directory."
>
> You're not supposed to put multiple patterns on a single line in svn:ignore. I guess it's a bit confusing though, since the global ignore pattern (e.g., TSVN's Settings dialog, or in the SVN config file, *does* have multiple patterns on one line.

Aha, so we need to hear from the boss on this one. When editing the svn:ignore property in tortoise, is a newline required between the entries or not?

> --
> Name: Dave Huang | Mammal, mammal / their names are called /
> INet: khym at azeotrope dot org | they raise a paw / the bat, the cat /
> FurryMUCK: Dahan | dolphin and dog / koala bear and hog -- TMBG
> Dahan: Hani G Y+C 35 Y++ L+++ W- C++ T++ A+ E+ S++ V++ F- Q+++ P+ B+ PA+ PL++

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