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Re: svn:keywords property can destroy JAR-files

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 23:11:25 -0500

On Mar 19, 2009, at 07:59, Andy Levy wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 08:55, Schroeder, Hartmut wrote:
>> we use the property svn:keywords as a default, configured in the
>> 'config' file as
>> "*.* = svn:keywords=Date Revision Author URL".
>> But if a JAR-File is added, the svn:keywords property can destroy
>> that
>> JAR-file.
>> Is it possible to exclude files from property setting?
> Subversion doesn't do it automatically unless you tell it to - your
> own configuration is what led to this situation. Later in your config
> file, put this:
> *.jar = svn:keywords=;
> This should supersede the *.* configuration.

Is this so? I was led to believe that one cannot rely on the lines of
the configuration file being processed in any particular order.

> I would strongly recommend that you not apply any auto-props to ALL
> files. That's just asking for trouble.



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