[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: ignoring a directory named spool

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2006-03-06 01:09:40 CET

Phil Dyer wrote:

>I have source tree that has a directory in it named "spool". I'd like to
> ignore this directory using global-ignores or svn:ignore, but I'm not
>having any luck.
>The spool directory in the tree makes it hard to ignore file patterns,
>so global-ignores seems to be out. It contains a lot of files with
>timestamp suffixes and such. And when I try:
>svn propset svn:ignore spool
>I get
>svn: Explicit target required ('spool' interpreted as prop value)
>clue bat, please.

The biggest clue-bat is to try "svn help propset". This will tell you,
along with the above error message, that you omitted to provide a value
for the property, so it is taking "spool" to the property value, and
therefore there is no path provided.

Try this
svn propset svn:ignore "yes" spool

This message and its attachments may contain legally privileged or confidential information. This message is intended for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed. If you are not the addressee indicated in this message, or the employee or agent responsible for delivering the message to the intended recipient, you may not copy or deliver this message or its attachments to anyone. Rather, you should permanently delete this message and its attachments and kindly notify the sender by reply e-mail. Any content of this message and its attachments, which does not relate to the official business of the sending company must be taken not to have been sent or endorsed by the sending company or any of its related entities. No warranty is made that the e-mail or attachment(s) are free from computer virus or other defect.
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Mon Mar 6 01:12:59 2006

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.