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Re: CVSIGNORE won't ignore .conf files

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: CVSIGNORE won't ignore .conf files
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2000 17:42:31 -0500

Richard Ponton wrote:

> I tried using both .cvsignore and the CVSIGNORE environment variable.
> Both worked for all the other types of files I wanted to ignore (like 
> *.shtml).
> In my tree there is a conf subdirectory, with various .conf files in it.
> With *.conf in my cvsignore and even naming the files explicitly, it still 
> wouldn't ignore
> them.
> RingTFM and websearches didn't yield any clues, only messages about the 
> /root/.cvsignore problem.
> I'm on RedHat 6.2, but I'm NOT having the /root/.cvsignore problem.

CVSIGNORE only works on files that aren't already tracked by CVS.  Basically, 
that means it stops
files with type '?' from appearing during updates and commits.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
mailto:address@hidden     OpenAvenue ( )
160. I'm not a complete idiot - several parts are missing.

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