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Re: Is it possible to have an unversionned item in a svn repository that is still checked out the first time?

From: Andrew Close <aclose_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 15:29:45 CET

> On 3/14/07, Andrew Close < aclose@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/14/07, Jean-NoŽl Rivasseau < elvanor2007@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > My problem is this one: I would like to have a configuration file in my
> > > subversion project, along with the code. Ideally, developpers checking
> out
> > > my project via SVN would get a copy of a (default) configuration file.
> Thus
> > > they would know that this file is there and needs to be modified
> > > accordingly.
> > >
> > > However I of course don't need the changes they make to the file to be
> > > commited to the SVN repository... since these changes reflect their
> (local)
> > > configuration...
> > >
> > > Is there a way to have such a file in an SVN repository? svn status
> would
> > > not show this file (as if it were ignored), but it would still be in the
> > > subversion repository.
> > >
> > > If someone can help me (I hope I've been clear enough), thanks in
> advance.
> > >
> >
> > Hi Jean-NoŽl
> >
> > i know you can do what you have stated, but i don't have the solution
> > for you. :)
> > i'm pretty sure you can specify that certain files are not to be
> > updated to the repository or that they can't be re-committed. so a
> > developer would be able to check out the config file, modify it for
> > their own needs, and when they accidentally attempt to commit their
> > changes to the repository that particular file is ignored.
> > you could also write a pre-commit hook script that looks for that
> > particular file and disallows check-in...
> >

On 3/14/07, Jean-NoŽl Rivasseau <elvanor2007@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ok thanks anyway (it's good to know it CAN be done), but now does someone
> have a simple solution? :)
>
> Jean-NoŽl

Jean-Noel,

when i replied to you i didn't reply to all.
hopefully someone else will have a 'solution' for you.

;)

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