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Re: multiple svn:ignore's in one directory

From: Matt Harrison <iwasinnamuknow_at_genestate.com>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 22:30:55 +0100

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Oct 14, 2009, at 06:47, Matt HArrison wrote:
>
>> I've got a project under svn control where I'm already using
>> svn:ignore to forget a specific file in a directory.
>>
>> I now have the need to exclude a completely different file in the
>> same directory, which does not match the previous file by any pattern.
>>
>> I've tried adding another svn:ignore but it simply overwrites the
>> original. I've googled around for this for a while but I've been
>> unable to find anything that doesn't rely on a pattern.
>>
>> I'm a basic svn user, I don't know much about properties so I'm
>> pretty out of my depth here.
>>
>> Can anyone advise my options for ignoring both of the files?
>
> svn:ignore is a multiline property. Edit it with "svn propedit
> svn:ignore path/to/directory" and put one filename or pattern on each
> line.

Many thanks

I did try using propedit but for some reason I didn't get the syntax
quite right. I love the fact I can just add new filenames in my editor,
I had it in my head that the fix would be cumbersome.

Thanks again

Matt

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