[Rd] Building packages

hadley wickham h.wickham at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 18:36:42 CET 2007

On 12/7/07, Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk> wrote:
> Gabor Grothendieck wrote:
> > An svn checkout directory can contain a mix of files that
> > are mirrored in the svn and not mirrored.  In particular, if you
> > add a new file into your checkout directory it will not automatically
> > go into the repository on your next commit unless you specifically
> > place that file under svn control so junk files remain local.
>   True, but 'svn status' will keep annoying you with:
> ? inst/doc/foo.eps
>   until you tell it to ignore it ["svn propedit svn:ignore ." and then
> enter some expressions].

Yes, but that's completely normal svn operation - you ignore the non
source files so that they don't interfere with your view of the source
files.  You particularly need this when working with latex.

I have

alias svnignore='svn pe svn:ignore'

in my .profile to save a little typing.


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