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Re: Problems setting svn:ignore property to "*" via windows command line

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2010 22:24:40 +0100

On Sun, Feb 07, 2010 at 08:40:19PM +0100, Janosch Scharlipp wrote:
> Hi, i am trying to set the svn:ignore property of a specific folder to "*",
> so that all files and folders inside this folder are beeing ignored by svn.
> Somehow i don't get this done, i tried lots of different aproaches, but it
> always seems as if the pattern is beeing expanded, so that either the
> command fails, or the property it beeing set to the wrong value.
> Target folder> svn propset svn:ignore * .
> ( command is executed on all contents of . with property value ".svn" (??))
> Target folder> svn propset svn:ignore "*" .
> ( same result)
> Target folder> svn propset svn:ignore "\*" .
> ( error: "\xxx is not a working copy" )
> Target folder> svn propset svn:ignore "^*" .
> (no expansion takes place, but property is set to "^*")
> ...
> What would be the way to do what i want? Why is this so difficult? Where
> does the expansion take place, is it the command line, or is ist svn? If it
> is svn, should the property value not be used without expansion?

See http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2009-05/0846.shtml

Received on 2010-02-07 22:25:26 CET

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