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Re: properties 'svn:ignore' : how to ignore directories ?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-11-04 19:15:18 CET

On Nov 4, 2007, at 12:01, Bruno Costacurta wrote:

> On Sunday 04 November 2007 00:42, Andy Levy wrote:
>> On 11/2/07, Bruno Costacurta wrote:
>>> I would like to ignore some subdirectories within a project root.
>>> Which syntax should I use ?
>>> Should the subdirectories be 'svn add' before being 'svn:ignore' ?
>>> Thanks for samples and syntax clarifications.
>> Ignore directories with the same syntax as files.
>> If you svn add a directory, it can't be ignored.
> Sorry, but I do not agree with you.
> Indeed after reading more closely the Subversion doc it seems that
> only
> elements svn imported / added into svn can be svn:ignore.

Well, to be more precise, the svn:ignore property needs to be set on
a directory that has been added to the repository. However,
svn:ignore only affects items which are not added to the repository.
That is, the purpose of svn:ignore is to ignore certain items which
are not added to the repository.

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