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Re: Feature request 'svn ignore'

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2007-03-29 02:28:21 CEST

Max Bowsher wrote:
> 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.
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#ignore-commit

Umm, oops.
I managed to set an utterly bogus Reply-To header on my last message.
Please don't reply to it, reply to this one instead.


Received on Thu Mar 29 02:28:41 2007

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