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RE: ignore property not ignoring...

From: Edward Ned Harvey (svn4) <svn4_at_nedharvey.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 23:17:46 +0000

> From: Edward Ned Harvey (svn4) [mailto:svn4_at_nedharvey.com]
> So I have to just duplicate the svn:ignore and svn:global-ignores
> properties everywhere that anything needs to be ignored.

Sorry, clarification:

In tortoise, I check the properties of some directory, and it shows "svn:ignore bin obj" and some other stuff. But it's gray. So I assume it's inherited from a parent, and effective at this level, and then it turns out, not to be effective. I go to command prompt, and I see in fact, those properties are set on the root directory, and *not* on the subdirectory. I don't know why it's displaying grayed out, but if I explicitly set that property on that directory, then it works.

So I guess this is mostly a usage issue. I could go talk to the tortoise folks about why it's showing gray, when it's not effective... And I could complain that when you click on "add to ignores" the default is now to use global-ignores rather than ignore... But it's not worth it.

Thanks for your help. I think it's under control now.
Received on 2014-01-11 00:18:22 CET

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