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Re: Auto add files in a directory?

From: Chris Parker <subversion_at_playswithfire.com>
Date: 2004-03-03 01:50:40 CET

On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 05:51:46PM -0600, Andrew A. Raines wrote:
> I'd like to add ~/Mail to my svn-controlled homedir. However, due
> to the transient nature of files with Gnus' nnml, I don't want to
> have to manually add and remove new and old messages.
>
> Can I configure a directory to be ``hands-off'' and let Subversion
> do the Right Thing upon commit, adding and removing files as
> necessary to match the WC? IOW, can svn be told ``for this
> directory, make the repository match exactly the way it sees the WC
> at the start of this commit?''

Oh neat! Another use case for issue 707!

*cough*

I think what you're asking for here is the thing 707 calls "opaque
collections" which would do exactly this. Although the original
inspiration was something else entirely, this is an interesting
application of the idea as well.

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=707

.chris

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