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Re: Opposite of svn:ignore

From: François Beausoleil <fbeausoleil_at_ftml.net>
Date: 2004-08-05 15:06:53 CEST

Hello Richard !

Richard S. Hall wrote:

> I have a directory in my project structure that is used mostly for
> externally developed components in separate sub-directories, none of
> which are versioned by me, except for one "example" component. So
> essentially, I want to ignore everything but my one example component
> directory.
>
> Obviously, one way to achieve this is to add an svn:ignore property to
> the directory that contains all other component directories except my
> one example component directory. This would mean that I would have to
> edit the svn:ignore property each time I get a new component from
> someone else. This is workable, but not great.
>
> Is there some approach for saying "ignore everything but foo" ?

No, but set svn:ignore to '*'. This will ignore everything, except
anything that's already under version control.

Also, since svn:ignore is not recursive, anything in your example folder
will be correctly flagged as unversionned, missing, etc.

Bye !
François

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