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Re: Files in repo that are ignored during check in

From: Kevin Greiner <greinerk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-02 13:50:32 CEST

On 10/2/06, jan_bar <herkule9s@yahoo.com> wrote:
> I think that this is a commong request. There are files that are developer
> specific. Those files should not be checked into repostitory, so they are
> svn:ignored. However those files can be important to some process for
> instance for build/deploy. It would be nice if I can check in a template
> for
> those files. New developers will get them out, modify, but because they
> are
> ignored, they will not be checked in. It means there should be some
> special
> command that will check them in (in template form) by project
> administrator.
> The solution seems to be to create a teplate file,
> user-specific-file-template.txt, write inside something like "customize
> and
> rename to user-specific-file.txt" and set ignore on user-specific-file.txt
> .
> How do you manage this?

I would modify the build tool or build a wrapper script to look for
file-user-specific.txt and if it doesn't exist, copy file-template.txt and
copy to file-user-specific.txt.

I don't think this is a vcs problem.
Received on Mon Oct 2 13:51:11 2006

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