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Unversioned files

From: Brian Erickson <erickson_at_BAUERCONTROLS.com>
Date: 2007-04-24 23:42:43 CEST

Hi all,
 
I'm a new user (coming from PVCS) and have a question about unversioned
files. I'm currently using Subversion 1.4.2 under Windows XP.
 
Before creating my repository I clean out the source folders removing
all generated files (.obj, .dll, .exe, ...) After that, I can put my
files in and svn status shows no changes. Life is good.
 
Now, I build the product and svn shows many files with the ? (they are
unknown)
 
Is there a way to keep the unversioned files from showing up in the svn
status output. When I try to set the svn:ignore property on the file or
folder svn tells me that the file/folder is not under version control.
 
TortoiseSVN manages it but the only files I can see that are changed are
in the .svn folder. I don't really want to muck with those directly.
 
From the command line, it seems like I have to add the files to version
control and then ignore them. I'm missing something but can't figure it
out...
 
Also, can I have unversioned folders that svn status ignores or do I
have to mark every file in the folder?
 
Thanks,
Brian
Received on Tue Apr 24 23:44:19 2007

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