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

From: bruno modulix <bruno_at_modulix.org>
Date: 2005-07-22 20:21:40 CEST

Dale Worley wrote:
>>From: bruno modulix [mailto:bruno@modulix.org]
> Note that CACHE is lised in svn:ignore for ".", and that ./CACHE must exist
> (since ./CACHE/4 exists), but there is no line:

Get it. Doh :(
I *knew* this had to be pretty obvious...

> This means that even though CACHE is listed in svn:ignore, ./CACHE exists
> *in the repository*, and in the WC, it is a version-controlled directory.
> In such a conflict, svn ignores the fact that the item is listed in
> svn:ignore.
> The solution is "svn rm ./CACHE". svn will probably complain, because
> ./CACHE exists and contains a lot of stuff. But it will probably schedule a
> deletion for ./CACHE. Once you check that in, the svn:ignore will behave
> correctly.

Ok, let's try... pile poil !-)

Thanks Dale, I was getting tired of grep'ing !-)

This could make a FAQ IMHO - well, I don't know if it's that frequently
asked (it's not, or I would have found it before...), but this may
happen to other svn users too...

Anayway, thanks again !-)

Bruno Desthuilliers
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Received on Fri Jul 22 20:24:15 2005

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