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Re: question

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-06-01 22:30:43 CEST

On Jun 1, 2007, at 14:39, Boex,Matthew W. wrote:

> Will subversion allow me to use regular expression to exclude path
> info,
> etc., that I don't want to show up on a "diff"?
>
> For example, we have a file structure here, /csapps417/websphere for
> example. On a different box, it will be /csapps418/websphere. I
> would
> figure that when subversion pulls those files in and diff's them, all
> the configs will show up different. Would I be able to take the
> /csapps(###) portion out?

Subversion doesn't have that functionality. A diff is a diff.

You may want to put this differing path into a non-versioned config
file. You can version a template of the config file and require
everyone to copy that template and fill in the actual path after
checking out a working copy. See this entry in the FAQ:

http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#ignore-commit

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Finally, you might get more responses in the future if you select
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