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Why won't svn 1.7.10 ignore the nbproject/private folder?

Why won't svn 1.7.10 ignore the nbproject/private folder?

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Why won't svn 1.7.10 ignore the nbproject/private folder?
My current directory has a testsandbox sub-directory with these 2 files and the directory.

testsandbox/foo/bar (file)
testsandbox/foo/baz (file)
testsandbox/foo/nbprojects/private (folder)

I want svn to save bar, baz, and nbprojects. I want svn to ignore nbprojects/private.

from testsandbox parent directory, I cat a file in the current directory.

>cat svnignore.txt
build
dist
nbbuild
nbdist
nbproject/private
.svn

Then, I do the following.

>svnadmin create testsandbox/testrepos
svn mkdir file:///{path to current directory}/testsandbox/testrepos/foo -m "Initial Setup"
>svn checkout file:///{path to current directory}/testsandbox/testrepos/foo testsandbox/foo
>svn propset svn:ignore -F ./svnignore.txt testsandbox/foo
>cd testsandbox/foo
>svn add --force .
>cd ../..
>svn commit testsandbox/foo -m "Adding initial codebase"
>svn ls file:///{path to current directory}/testsandbox/testrepos/testsandbox/nbproject


svn saved bar, baz, and nbprojects. But svn has also saved nbprojects/private. Why?

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