Re[6]: [Gc] Add .cvsignore files?

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Thu Feb 25 00:01:04 PST 2010


Hi!
Bruce Hoult <bruce at hoult.org> wrote:
> Yes, if I'm using CVS as the repository then I'll always have
> cvsignore files checked in (or the equivalent for other revision
> control software). It makes it so much easier to check that you aren't
> about to check in unintended changes when the only things listed in
> "cvs status" are the things you know you changed.

Ok. I've added all .cvsignore files.

> 
> 2010/2/24 Ivan Maidanski <ivmai at mail.ru>:
> > Bruce Mitchener <bruce.mitchener at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Remnant from when I'd tried to use relative paths. It shouldn't be there.
> >>
> >> ?- Bruce
> >>
> >> 2010/2/24 Ivan Maidanski <ivmai at mail.ru>
> >>
> >> > Bruce Mitchener <bruce.mitchener at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > Relative paths didn't appear to work for me, which is why I used multiple
> >> > > files. :(
> >> > >
> >> > > ?- Bruce
> >> >
> >> > Hmm. You have "libatomic_ops/Makefile" in root .cvsignore. Just a typo?
> >> >
> >> > >
> >> > > 2010/2/24 Ivan Maidanski <ivmai at mail.ru>
> >> > >
> >> > > > Bruce Mitchener <bruce.mitchener at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > > > Attached is a patch that adds .cvsignore files ... This makes it much
> >> > > > easier
> >> > > > > to see what is happening in a checked out copy of the GC.
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > ?- Bruce
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > > ATTACHMENT: application/octet-stream (add_cvsignores.diff)
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Ok, but I'd personally prefer to minimize the number of such
> >> > CVS-specific
> >> > > > files (so to have one file in bdwgc and one in libatomic_ops, i.e.
> >> > merge the
> >> > > > contents all these files into 2 files adding relative paths). If it's
> >> > ok
> >> > > > please resubmit me the patch.
> >
> > I'd like to hear the community's (and Hans) opinion about these CVS files (is this really worth doing?).

Bye.


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