.hgignore symbolic links

Glenn Hutchings zondo42 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 05:41:44 CST 2011

On Friday, 18 November 2011 09:02:51 UTC, Peng Yu wrote:
> Wouldn't this cause .hgignore be changed whenever there are any
> additional symbolinks? It is less satisfactory if .hgignore always has
> to be changed in this situation.
You could use the 'find . -type l' command together with the ui.ignore 
setting (see hgrc(5)).  Put this in your ~/.hgrc file:

ignore.symlinks = ~/.hgignoresymlinks

And run this command periodically:

find . -type l > ~/.hgignoresymlinks

That way the repo's .hgignore file is untouched.
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