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

From: Sakesun Roykiattisak <sakesun_at_boonthavorn.com>
Date: 2004-05-18 03:31:17 CEST

Umm.. I found that I have to *double*-quote the parameter to let them work properly.

..> svn propset svn:ignore "*" "."

Thanks all.

>> 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

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