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Re: Re: Global-ignore - web-host only

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:23:15 +0000

Hi Dan,

This has nothing to do with the repository at all. Ignore settings are
either in the local config file, or you set them on your working copy, or
you set them in the repository using repo browser. You do not need direct
access to the server. I use CloudForge myself so I know this works.

Last time you talked about this, BOb mentioned that svn:global-ignore in
1.8 works on import if it is already set in the parent folder in the
repository. You can set folder properties in the repository using the repo
browser, but it may also depend on the server version. I don't know if
CloudForge is using 1.8 yet.

Personally I never use import because it doesn't let you choose what you
are importing. Read this section in the manual:

http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-import.html#tsvn-dug-import-2

Keep reading down to Import in Place, which is the method I use. Short form
is that you create a folder in the repository (use repo browser) and then
checkout that folder over the top of the folder you want to import. You end
up with a versioned top level folder and you can then use 'Add' to add the
files and folders you want, and you can set ignore properties.

Simon

On 27 November 2013 14:01, Dan Lasley <dlasley_at_milleredge.com> wrote:

> Sorry, I should have restated.
>
> I have tried several combinations to prevent *.obj and *.lst from being
> versioned by TSVN. When I posted here about this the first time in
> September, the answers were mostly "change the settings on the repository,"
> which I can't do on a web host.
>
> My scenario:
> - Download a sample project from a vendor.
> - Compile to make sure all is well.
> - Import to TSVN on web-host
> - Create a working branch on the web-host and check it out to a new folder
> so I can start to modify it for my needs.
>
> Where in this sequence do I identify the file types to be ignored?
>
> I fully realize that I may be missing something basic, or just being
> thick-headed.
>
> Thanks.
>
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