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Re: Problem with svn:ignore

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-03-10 14:53:57 CET

On Mar 9, 2005, at 10:31 PM, Bob McCune wrote:

> I am trying to set the svn:ignore property to ignore my
> build.properties file in the root of my project directory. While in
> the root of this directory, I issue the following command: 'svn
> propedit svn:ignore .'. When vi pops up I add build.properties as the
> lone entry. If I edit build.properties and then do an svn status it
> shows this file as being modified. I checked that the property was
> correctly set using propget.
>
> This seems like this should be pretty straightforward, but I obviously
> must be missing something. Any ideas?

Subversion won't ignore a file that is already added to the repository.
  It works to suppress info for lines that start with '?' in the output
of "svn st". If you are seeing a 'M' then the file is already under
subversion control.

Scott

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