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Re: Feature request: ignore-on-commit setting in repository

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:05:42 +0200

On 31.07.2015 14:46, Andreas Schipflinger wrote:
>> On 11/12/2014 13:07, Andreas Schipflinger wrote:
>>>> Thanks for that tip (needs-lock), will test it soon.
>>> Did someone test that?
>>> The problem here is that is needs to be applied to a certain file/folder, it can't be set up for a pattern like "*.ext"...
>>
>> That's what svn:auto-props is for. Or the client-side auto-props settings, but that's harder to police.
>
> The 'needs-lock' and 'auto-props' stuff is just a moderate work-around for 'ignore-on-commit', but it does not solve it.
> 'ignore-on-commit' as a property should:
> * just uncheck all matching files in the commit dialog, except those being newly added;
> * NOT set or modify locks;
> * NOT totally ignore a file like 'ignore' property;
> * NOT be linked to Change Lists (as they are local);
> * NOT bring up any user dialogs or error messages;
>
> So all in all I think the 'ignore-on-commit' property would be worth being implemented.
> (Or is there any work-around that meets ALL of the above requirements?)

If you need such a property, then you're doing it wrong:
instead of adding that file to version control, add a template file and
let each user create a copy for it and modify it as they need.
Such files don't belong in version control.

Stefan

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