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RE: Switching

From: Andrew Reedick <Andrew.Reedick_at_cbeyond.net>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2013 12:39:45 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thorsten Schöning [mailto:tschoening_at_am-soft.de]
> Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2013 12:21 PM
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Switching
>
> How would you like Subversion to work in your case? From my
> understanding it breaks down to something generated some files for some
> reason in one of your branches and now you want to switch form that
> branch to another which does not contain the base directory of the
> generated files. What should subversion do with your generated files it
> doesn't know anything about?
>
> I don't see how this problem can be solved by any tool.
>

Part of his frustration is that the files in question are listed in the global-ignores. So... maybe a feature request to have a 'svn switch' option to take global-ignores into consideration when deciding whether to keep or delete local files?
Received on 2013-08-22 18:41:20 CEST

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