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Re: TSVN 1.8.x prefers svn:global-ignores

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:00:08 +0100

On 15 October 2013 18:39, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On 15.10.2013 16:04, BIRD Neil wrote:
> > It seems as if TSVN 1.8.x is preferring to set svn:global-ignores on
> directories instead of svn:ignore.
> >
> > If I have two files in a directory to ignore, select them in an
> explorer window, I can choose to ignore them by name, and they end up in
> svn:ignore. They then also trigger the “remove from ignore list” option.
> >
> > However, if I try to do it from “check for modifications” or the
> commit dialogue, which is the most common way I find files that need
> ignoring, they *always* get added to a local svn:global-ignores. I don't
> choose a recursive option but they would then still be ignored recursively,
> and also they then don't get the “remove from ignore list” option. On top
> of that, we still have mostly SVN 1.7 users at the moment and so the ignore
> won't work anyway.
> >
> > Is this intended behaviour? Am I doing something wrong? Is there a
> way to work around it?
> >
> > Since svn:global-ignores is part of the new server-side config
> set-up, I wouldn't really expect it to be changed on a per-file bases like
> the use cases above (like you wouldn't change auto-props very often), so
> I'm at a bit of a loss to understand why it's going for it. I can only see
> that it would be preferred over actually recursively setting svn:ignore
> when that was required, but TBH I don't see that being a very common
> occurance. That may be just the way I use it.
> >
> http://code.google.com/p/tortoisesvn/issues/detail?id=557
I noticed this afternoon that when you have an svn:global-ignore and an
svn:ignore property set on a folder and you then look at the ignore
properties of a child folder, the svn:ignore is also listed as inherited
from the parent folder. Is that correct behaviour?



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