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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 08:10:25 -0600

On Jan 29, 2008, at 06:53, Stefan Sperling wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 29, 2008 at 10:11:15AM -0200, 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 ?
> You could temporarily move the certain files somewhere else,
> do the import, and then move the files back.
> Another option would be to create a .svnignore file.
> I cannot find where this is documented in the book,
> but it should behave the same as .cvsignore.

I'm not aware of a .svnignore file. The Subversion equivalent of
the .cvsignore file is either the svn:ignore property, or the global-
ignores section of the client-side config file.

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