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Re: Excluding directories on a sticky basis

From: Jonas Widarsson <jonas_at_widarsson.com>
Date: 2005-01-04 02:43:21 CET

Is this possible?

On Sunday 02 January 2005 23:13, jonas@widarsson.com wrote:
> Hello.
> This is my first message to this list.
> Please see this short (3 posts) thread at the php community:
> http://forums.devnetwork.net/viewtopic.php?p=145846#145846
> I am leaving CVS in favour of subversion because of the copy and move
> abilities on files and directories subversion has.
> But this message is a request for tips on how to stickily disallow a subdir
> of a workdir to be included in the operations svn performs. By stickily I
> mean that I want to define this restriction to the workdir and leave it
> that way thereafter. The thread linked to above provides an example that
> was a halfway success using a CVS alias module with "!" exclusion entries.
> It works on the first checkout, but as soon as next update is performed,
> that exclusion I set is not consulted. The effort is wasted.
> I have not started using subversion for serious work yet, but I have read
> the almost all of the "book" online today and yesterday. The book mentions
> externals which include subdirs foreign to the current repository into the
> workdir. this would have sufficed for me in an inverted sense (I mean that
> I could split my project into small parts and link them in with externals),
> but the manual says very clearly that svn will NOT recurse into subdirs
> that represent an external - which breaks the behaivour I am looking for.
> Please read the short thread linked to above and give me a comment on how I
> should best use subversion to accomplish this.

Jonas Widarsson
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