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Ignoring Files and Directories in Subversion for Easier Linux Server Management

Mar 09, 2010, 14:36 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"There are several ways to ignore files or directories in Subversion so that Subversion will not include them in the output of svn status and will not keep them under version control. However, the exact syntax can be a little tricky.

"The single-command version is:

svn propset svn:ignore test .

"Note the . at the end to specify the current working directory. =

"The problem with this approach is it will deal only with a single file. If you run the same command again with a second file:"

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