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Re: Tricky problem

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: 2004-08-31 15:48:20 CEST

Michael Boeni wrote:
> I use Borland JBuilder and have the whole project directory under
> version control. There, I have directories ('classes' and preparatory
> directories for jars) that
> get completely deleted each time the project is built.
>
> This poses a problem for subversion as it loses all related
> properties. The problem now is that I cannot, for example, commit the
> whole directory anymore as svn says that 'classes' is not locked.
>
> These directories are needed by JBuilder and I still would like be
> able to commit the whole parent directory without getting these
> errors.
>
> Is there a way of making SVN ignore specific directories in a managed
> parent directory? or is there a better way to solve this?

I'd say general consent is that only the _sources_ are put under version
control, and not generated files(yes, there are exceptions, but this isn't
one). Therefore, first delete each and every file that will get recreated and
only then import your project into SVN.

Uli

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