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Re: New user with files with updating extensions

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-07-14 23:26:01 CEST

On Jul 14, 2007, at 12:51, John Harrison wrote:

> I have just started using Subversion for my source code control and
> would like to use it for my engineering data also. I have a CAD
> program called Pro/Engineer that has an annoying version control
> mechanism—Every time that a user saves a change the software
> increments the extension. For example, if I am working on a file
> named bracket.prt the name that the CAD program gives it after the
> first save is bracket.prt.1. After the second save the CAD program
> will copy the file to bracket.prt.2 etc.
> I do not need the incremented file extensions. Any idea the best
> way to get this type of data into Subversion?

Manually rename the file extension back to .prt before committing, or
write a wrapper script to do so and call that script instead of svn
commit, or petition the developers of that program to stop renaming
the file extensions in that weird manner, or at least to offer an
option not to do that.

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