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Re: Committing a directory property alone is impossible?

From: Jens Seidel <jensseidel_at_users.sf.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 13:34:25 +0200

Hi,

Marc found an older mail from myself in the archive of this list. That's why
I added the list to the discussion. Marc, I hope this is OK.

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 12:03:28PM +0100, Marc Herbert wrote:
> Jens Seidel a écrit :
> > Am Donnerstag, 23. Februar 2006 13:33 schrieben Sie:
> >> Jens Seidel <jensseidel_at_users.sf.net> wrote:
>
> >>> I need a way to commit (or diff, ...) a changed svn:ignore property on a
> >>> directory. The problem is that "svn ci ." commits all files in the
> >>> directory, not only the property. Even using ci option --non-recursive to
> >>> avoid recursion doesn't help if there are other changed files in the working
> >>> copy.
>
> >> You could go to the parent directory and then say
> >> svn ci <dirname> -N
>
> > Hah, indeed this worked.
>
>
> Well, this "parent directory" trick does NOT work for me. It still pollutes the commit with the files inside the directory.
>
> I am using svn, version 1.5.4 (r33841). Is this a regression?

I think so. The proper way to do it now is to use the new --depth option,
probably with value "empty". I'm not sure whether 1.5.4 already supports
this.

PS: Please CC: me, I'm no longer subscribed.

Jens
Received on 2009-06-18 13:44:37 CEST

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