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From Mark Phippard <markp...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: global ignores
Date Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:40:33 GMT
On Mon, Sep 8, 2014 at 12:37 PM, John Maher <JohnM@rotair.com> wrote:

>  Hello
>
>
>
> I am trying to get subversion to ignore certain files and directories on a
> windows system.  I am using a windows 7 machine with a 1.7 subversion
> client.  My repository has about 40 projects in it and I want to ignore bin
> and obj directories along with *.sou and *.user files.  I seemed like it
> was working but it is acting strangely.  I just recently rebuilt my
> machine, but a project I added prior to the rebuild is only half correct,
> the folders are being ignored but not the files.  The files are stored on a
> network drive and I issued svn proplist –R and do not see any ignores in
> the list.  I saw somewhere that I can edit the config file in this folder
> C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Application Data\Subversion, but this
> directory is inaccessible.  I went to %Appdata% and found a config file
> there.  So I tried to edit it, however I can find no information on how to
> properly edit it.
>
>
>
> I saw
>
> # global-ignores = *.o *.lo *.la *.al .libs *.so *.so.[0-9]* *.a *.pyc
> *.pyo
>
> I tried
>
> # global-ignores = *.o *.lo *.la *.al .libs *.so *.so.[0-9]* *.a *.pyc
> *.pyo *.sou
>
> And
>
> # global-ignores = *.o *.lo *.la *.al .libs *.so *.so.[0-9]* *.a *.pyc
> *.pyo
>
> global-ignores = *.sou
>
>
>
> But everytime I issue a svn status I still see the files.  I do not know
> if status ignores the ignore list and it is just for committing or if I am
> editing the right file.  Nor do I know if a reboot is needed before the
> changes take effect, I tried that once but I can be here for hours with all
> the unknowns.   Anyone have any idea?
>
>
Are the files showing as unversioned or modfied?

Ignores only apply to unversioned files. If the file is already part of
your repository and has local modifications, there is no option in SVN to
ignore those files.

-- 
Thanks

Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/

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