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AW: Re: Properties and svn:ignore

From: Markus Schaber <m.schaber_at_3s-software.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Nov 2011 08:34:43 +0000

Hi, Gerald,

Von: Gerald Britton [mailto:gerald.britton_at_gmail.com]

>> On 08.11.2011 19:17, Gerald Britton wrote:
>> > I notice that when I choose to edit or add the svn:ignore property,
>> > a window pops up where I can add the files to be ignored. I'm
>> > wondering: Can that include comments and blank lines? e.g. would
>> > this be OK
>> >
>> > # ignore executables
> >> *.exe *.dll
>> >
>> > # ignore Visual Studio generated files *.suo *.vbproj.user *.pdb
>> > *.exe.manifest
>> >
>> > # ignore ugly files
>> > ugly*
>>
>> No, the svn:ignore property does not allow for comments.

In fact, it will work as long as the comments do not match a file name. So if you never create files whose name starts with a # sign, it might work fine.

> Pity. but the blank lines are OK?

As there are no emtpy file names allowed by the operating systems I know, empty lines won't match any file name, so they should work.

Markus

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