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Re: Seting svn:ignore to "*" does nothing.

From: Michael W Thelen <thelenm_at_cs.utah.edu>
Date: 2004-05-17 21:12:26 CEST

* Sakesun Roykiattisak <sakesun@boonthavorn.com> [2004-05-17 10:10]:
> Recently, I tried to do this
> >>svn propset svn:ignore * .
> on a repository directory to make it a unversioned-directory.
> Unfortunately, it effect nothing. When I add a new file to the
> directory, "svn status" still tag them as "?". This happen only the
> globbing is "*"

I'm not sure of the details of the Windows XP command prompt, but I'm
guessing that it is expanding the * before subversion ever sees it.
What do you get if you run 'svn proplist -v .' after running the command
you just mentioned? To fix the problem, try either quoting the
* (svn propset svn:ignore '*' .) or using svn propedit instead of svn

-- Mike

Michael W. Thelen
Call on God, but row away from the rocks.
                -- Indian proverb

Received on Mon May 17 21:14:20 2004

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