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Re: [TSVN] Possible bug with the property svn:global-ignores

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 20:25:35 +0100

On 29.10.2015 14:14, Justin M. wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am using TortoiseSVN 1.9.2-26806 (latest publicly available release) with Windows Pro 7 x64 and I think that I have found a problem with the "auto-inheritance" of the "svn:global-ignores" properties.
> Context:
> I have defined some "svn:global-ignores" properties at the top level of my repo in order for them to propagate into the whole directory structure recursively (I precise that I haven't ticked the "Apply property recursively" option).
> What I do / What I obtain:
> When I SVN Add a batch of folders and files, the global-ignore instructions does not seem to apply correctly, resulting in the addition of files that should have been excluded.
> When I SVN Add some files that are to be excluded, contained in an *already version-controlled folder*, everything works as expected.
> What I expect:
> I would thought that the inherited properties, even if not existing yet because the container is not version-controlled, could be (recursively) taken into account at the SVN Add stage.

No, sorry. The properties work only on versioned items. When doing an
'add' in unversioned folders, you have to set the ignores in the
settings dialog->General->Global ignore pattern
That's the ignore settings that's applied to non-versioned folders.


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