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Re: Tricky problem

From: Rick Moore <ricmoore_at_sonalysts.com>
Date: 2004-08-31 16:28:31 CEST

On 31 Aug 2004 at 15:49, Michael Boeni wrote:

> Hello all,
> I just installed subversion from scratch and imported my projects into
> the repository (doing it by the book). I noticed that I have a tricky
> problem:
> 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 had the same (or a similar) problem. I use TortoiseSVN . I have
placed an empty "classes" folder in the repository. I then used
TortoiseSVN (after a full build) & added the (newly created &
unversioned) "com" & "merge" folders to the SVN "ignore list". I
haven't done so, but am sure that the svn ignore command-line would
accomplish the same thing.

> Thanks & regs,
> --
> Best regards,
> Michael mailto:mbo@shift-think.net

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