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Re: ignore list

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Nov 2011 21:34:14 +0100

On 08.11.2011 21:23, Gerald Britton wrote:
>> 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?

For svn:externals, yes: all entries must be on a new line.
For the global ignore list, all entries must be on the same line.

Stefan

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