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

From: Gavin Lambert <colnet_at_mirality.co.nz>
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2015 15:41:59 -0800 (PST)

On 3/11/2015 08:25, Stefan Küng wrote:
>> 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.

Have to say, I agree with the OP there. It would be much more convenient if unversioned folders with versioned ancestors followed the global-ignores of their ancestors.

This would allow the ignores to be completely repository-defined and let the clients operate correctly even if they have their own ignore list blank.

For performance, it should probably only check for versioned ancestors in the Commit window and in Check for Modifications, and not check when populating status icons.

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