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Re: .cvsignore file

From: Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: .cvsignore file
Date: 2002-10-11 11:56:14
Message-ID: 1034337374.297.17.camel@jester (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-patches
On Fri, 2002-10-11 at 00:22, Tom Lane wrote:
> Rod Taylor <rbt(at)rbt(dot)ca> writes:
> > Add ignore file to doc/src/sgml
> > Makes cvs diff go by quicker on a compiled tree as it doesn't ask the
> > repo about the new .html files.
> This strikes me as a bad idea.  We use .cvsignore only for files that
> should survive "make distclean", which the built docs files surely
> shouldn't.

Why not ignore the set of compiled files as well?  I realize its a much
larger list, but seems a fairly common thing to do.  It does prevent the
overhead with CVS server in the event someone does check against a
compiled tree.

Doesn't really hurt anything either way.

  Rod Taylor

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