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Re: svn:ignore not working on directories - what am I doing wrong ?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-21 21:05:07 CEST

Can you show us a exact cut-and-paste transcript of commands (and
results) that demonstrate the problem. (Instead of describing it to
us?)

On Jul 21, 2005, at 12:54 PM, bruno modulix wrote:

> Hi
>
> I can't get svn to ignore a directory.
>
> My project (a website based on spip cms) has a "CACHE" directory
> (under
> the project root). As its name implies, there's no point
> versionning it,
> so I did not imported it in the repository !-)
>
> Now since this dir can be quite large, I'd like not to heard of it
> anymore. So what I did:
>
> -> svn propedit svn:ignore .
> -> typed CACHE in the editor
> -> saved and quit
> -> commited (ok)
>
> But still the whole dir and it's content appears (as unversionned of
> course) when I svn status :(
>
> I've read the doc, I've searched thru this ml's archives, I've tried
> many variants (/CACHE, CACHE/, CACHE*, etc), I've tried with another
> editor, I've tried adding whitespace, new lines, whatever...
>
> I just don't understand what I'm doing wrong - but I guess it must be
> obvious (as usual...).
>
>
> Any hint anyone ?
>
> NB : gentoo linux, svn version 1.2.1 (r15230)
> NB 2 : globals ignore on emacs backups (*.*~) works fine
>
>
> TIA
> --
> Bruno Desthuilliers
> Développeur
> bruno@modulix.org
>
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