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Re: Updating the default cvsignore list


From: Assar Westerlund
Subject: Re: Updating the default cvsignore list
Date: 01 Mar 2001 22:23:59 +0100
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Pavel Roskin <address@hidden> writes:
> > Assar:
> >         ID                   GNU id-utils database file
> 
> I have never heard of GNU id-utils. Not sure if we want to ignore "ID".

in `pub/gnu/id-utils' at your favorite GNU mirror.  It's like etags
but stores all the references and not just the definitions.

> There is another issue. For most (if not all) entries in this list, the
> directories with such names should not be ignored, only regular files.

Agree.

> For example, a file named "core" should be ignored. But a directory named
> "core" should not be ignored! I have seen two times people having problems
> importing Linux kernel into CVS because of that.

And I would probably like to add *.core to the list that should be
ignored (obviously only as files).  Most *BSDs write core dumps as
<progname>.core.

/assar



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