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Introduction

This is a shared library wrapper to avoid .svn directories to clutter the output of tools like find, grep, tar, etc.

It works by providing wrapper functions around some libc library calls like readdir(), and omitting .svn directories from the output. Note that it might interfere with proper subversion functioning, use at yor own risk !

Download here.

Usage

First compile
gcc -shared -ldl svnignore.c -o svnignore.so
then preload the library:
export LD_PRELOAD=/path/to/svnignore.so
 
On Mon Nov 19 15:58:05 CET 2007, Mike wrote:
Cool tool, simple but effective. Thanks!
On Thu May 21 04:27:25 CEST 2009, sputnick wrote:
He, nice trick :) I thought of using git because of this behaviour ! Cheers.
On Fri Dec 11 14:02:13 CET 2009, BasM wrote:
New computer, one of the first things to compile. Thanks. BasM