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Re: svn:global-ignores

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:10:46 +0200

On 23.08.2013 16:49, Chris wrote:
> Dear Bob and TortoiseSVN Users,
>
> Here's an example...
>
> Create an empty repository and check out a working copy.
>
> Set svn:global-ignores to "*.asv *.tmp" at the top level (with a newline
> between those two patterns if it matters).
>
> Now, mkdir "theFiles", cd "theFiles", touch a.m a.asv b.m b.asv c.tmp
> d.tmp e.tmp f.tmp
>
> Right-click on the WC and choose commit. You see this dialog...
>
>
>
> Notice how all the *.asv and *.tmp files still show up, even though the
> intent of the svn:global-ignores was that they not be versioned.

Not exactly: the svn:global-ignores only ignores files inside a working
copy, more specifically inside versioned folders.
Your files are inside an unversioned folder so they're not ignored by
the svn:global-ignores property.

If you want to globally ignore such files, you have to set those up in
the settings dialog under "global ignores" because only those work on
unversioned folders and files inside them.

Stefan

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