Extending the pattern list in .hgignore to exclude webrev directories

Mark Reinhold mr at sun.com
Fri Feb 1 16:40:55 UTC 2008

> Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2008 14:21:07 +0100
> From: daniel.fuchs at sun.com

> I'd like to suggest to extend .hgignore with these two lines:
> ^webrev/
> ^webrev_.*/
> It would make it possible to keep several webrevs in your working
> repository without polluting the output of 'hg status'
> Well, of course there's always the possibility to do
> 'hg status | grep -v webrev'
> if others in this group feel that it is not good idea ;-/

A better way to do this is to add the following to your ~/.hgrc:

    ignore = ~/.hgignore

Then you can add whatever patterns you want to ~/.hgignore in
order to suit your personal working style.

- Mark

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