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Re: exclude certain files and directories when importing for the first time

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 06:47:13 -0600

On Jan 29, 2008, at 06:11, Marcelo de Moraes Serpa wrote:

> I'm just adding a project for the first time to a repository
> (importing) and I don't want certain files and subdirs to be
> included. I thought on using the svn:exclude property but it can
> only be set on working copies and I don't have a working copy yet
> in this stage. What should I do ?

There is no "svn:exclude"; I guess you mean "svn:ignore". But yes,
you're right, that only works once you already have a working copy.

It sounds like maybe you should use the so-called "in-place import"
feature, instead of using "svn import". See the FAQ:


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