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Re: Feature request: svn ignore

From: Vincent Starre <vstarre_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2005-09-11 15:00:43 CEST

This completely misses its own point. What you really want is an 'svn
propappend', taking a --delimiter argument (defaulting to \n), and an
optional --word-split (meaning "also add the delimiter after each argument"
from past talks on IRC, I believe this has already been proposed.

Martin Fuchs wrote:

>To configure the svn:ignore property on the command line one can use
>the "svn propset" command. It is even possible to specify the "-F"
>option and read a list of file patterns from a prepared file. But this
>is a all-or-nothing way: One must always give the full list of file
>patterns to "svn propset".
>
>I would like to propose a new command "svn ignore" to extend the list
>of ignored file patterns by one or more entries. This is the syntax of
>the new command:
>
>svn ignore <path> <file pattern list>
>
>The following example commands give an application case for adding a
>new directory to the repository:
>
>svn ignore . Debug
>svn ignore . Release
>svn ignore . *.log
>svn ignore . *.exe
>svn ignore . *.pdb *.map
>svn ignore . *.ncb *.opt
>
>Each execution of the "svn ignore" command reads the current
>svn:ignore property of the current directory "." and extends it by the
>listed file patterns.
>If the svn:ignore property for the current directory was empty or not
>existing before the execution of the command list above, it would
>result in the full list of file patterns to ignore:
>
>Debug
>Release
>*.log
>*.exe
>*.pdb
>*.map
>*.ncb
>*.opt
>
>What do you think: Shall I create a new entry in the issue tracker for
>this feature request?
>
>Regards,
>
> Martin
>
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