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

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 16:32:02 +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.

That doesn't matter, since inherited properties are strictly a client side feature.. per the feature compatibility table here. http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html#iprops


> 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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