Recursively set the files to ignore in all folders for svn

for folder in $( find $( pwd ) -maxdepth 1 -type d | grep -v .svn ); do svn propset svn:ignore -F ignorelist ${folder}; done
To use this comment you'll have to create a file entitled 'ignorelist' where you put the file name or pattern of the files you want to ignore. I used it for my maven project which generates the child project files in each folder so I can import them into eclipse. By adding these project files to the ignore list ensure they won't appear each time I run 'svn status'.
Sample Output
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject'
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject/common'
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject/domain'
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject/integration'
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject/presentation'
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject/services-impl'
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject/services-intf'
property 'svn:ignore' set on '/home/User/workspace/parentProject/webservices

2012-08-03 13:50:45

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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