Sharing GWT projects to SVN with Subclipse

If you try to add your GWT project to an SVN repository with Subclipse, by default Subclipse will also put all GWT-generated files (which can be several MBs in size) under version control. To avoid this, before sharing your project you should mark the following folders of your project as derived in Eclipse, so that Subclipse ignores them when it tries to share the project.

  • war/WEB-INF/deploy
  • war/<module_name>
  • gwt-unitCache

To mark a folder as derived in Eclipse you need to right-click it in the Package Explorer view, click Properties, check the Derived option in the Resource panel and click OK.

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