SVN Ignore Eclipse Project Files


How to stop svn from synchronizing eclipse meta data in a project (eg .project files)


Add a number of project specific or global svn ignore directives. In the latter case, eclipse meta data will be ignored in all of your projects.

You can add the following pattern for exclusion


Below the eclipse settings to add global ignore pattern:


4 thoughts on “SVN Ignore Eclipse Project Files

    1. Hi Julia,

      have you checked out the .project file before. If so, it must first be manually deleted before it can be ‘ignored’ (gave me lots of headaches …).


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