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Re: config file with cygwin

From: Steve Kunkee <steve.kunkee_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-30 23:51:19 CEST


You mention that global-ignores is only for svn-status. That does appear to
be the case, so it appears that the document is incorrect. I'll file a bug

The document (http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html), chapter
7, Configuration Options, Config, global-ignores, says that svn add and svn
import also look at global-ignores. The book is for 1.2, and I have 1.2.3,
so they should match.


> Mathias.Weinert@gfa-net.de
> 29/03/2006 08:24 PM
> To: "Steve Kunkee" <steve.kunkee@gmail.com>
> cc: "Subversion users group" <users@subversion.tigris.org>
> Subject: Re: config file with cygwin
> Steve Kunkee wrote:
> > I downloaded the Cygwin build of Subversion (1.2.3). I have been trying
> to get the config files to work without success (I want to specify
> global-ignores). I am using the repository locally (no serever). No matter
> what I do to get it to ignore .obj files, I can still add .obj files,
> using Cygwin terminals. I've put a config file with a global-ignore tag in
> Cygwin's /etc/subversion directory and in my Cygwin
> $HOME/.subversion/config. I've tried changing it for straight Windows
> (TortoiseSVN), but let's start with Cygwin. It seems like I have
> everything done according to the doc, but no luck. I must be missing
> something. Can anyone help?
> >
> The cygwin version of Subversion looks for the config file in
> $HOME/.subversion whereas the Windows version looks for it in
> %APPDATA%\Subversion so please ensure that you are editing the
> right file. May be you want to try the --config-dir option to
> explicitly set the config dir.
> Another thing to know is that the global-ignores option only
> prevents the files from being shown by 'svn status'. You are
> still able to add such a file with 'svn add'. And if the file
> is already committed to the repository it won't be ignored
> either.
> Please keep in mind that the global-ignores option is one for
> the client (for the working copies) (as is the whole config
> file). So it has nothing to do with which protocoll you are
> accessing the repository.
> Hope this helps.
> Mathias
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Received on Thu Mar 30 23:53:03 2006

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