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Re: Feature request 'svn ignore'

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2007-03-29 02:23:24 CEST

Daniel Hirsmuller-Counts wrote:
> I hope this is the right place for a feature request. I'm working on a
> ruby on rails project, using subversion as our version control system.
> Each developer checks out a working copy of the project and sets up
> their own lighttpd and mysql servers on their development machine.
> Several config files are in the repository and its very useful for the
> developers to get copies of these files when they check out their
> working copy. However, it would be nice for developers to be able to
> customize these config files to work with their system. If the
> developers do this, the modified config files get committed whenever
> the developer commits their next revision. Then when another developer
> goes to update their working copy they get the new (customized) config
> files and have to re-configure their config files. Enough of this
> anecdote it would be nice to have a svn command to tell subversion to
> "don't look at my changes". I purpose something similar to the
> following command.
> svn ignore <filename>
> I know that svn propedit svn:ignore can do something similar for new
> files that haven't been committed to the repository, but I'm looking
> for a functionality that will work with files already in the
> repository. As I mentioned above I am a developer and I would be
> willing to volunteer my time to work on adding this feature.



Received on Thu Mar 29 02:23:55 2007

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