[aur-general] svn tweak

Thomas Dziedzic gostrc at gmail.com
Sun Mar 20 16:15:43 EDT 2011

On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Evangelos Foutras <foutrelis at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2011 at 6:18 PM, keenerd <keenerd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It seems accidentally commiting package binaries is an easy error
>> among new TUs.  A simple way to keep this from happening:
>> svn propset svn:ignore '*.pkg.*' .
> That would not prevent source tarballs (say
> foobar-software-1.2.3.tar.gz) from being added to the repo by 'svn add
> *'.
> So, let's just be careful when adding files and never use 'svn add *'. :)
>> It does not occur often (only twice in the last year) but why not use
>> the tools we have to their fullest.
> If it's only happened twice in the period of one year, I'd say it's a non-issue.

I think the better solution is to update the wiki information rather
then letting new TUs wander off without someone holding their hand. I
think someone needs to step up and update things that a TU should know
before doing anything.

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