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Hans Horn wrote: > I was under the impression that front ends have no access to what's under > CVSROOT. > But then, I also have no clue about the internal workings of CVS as far as > "ignored files" are concerned. > To that end, I'd say that the CVS doc I've quoted in my initial posting is > rather misleading. > I kind-of understood, that CVS maintains an "ignored" list, that it shares > with its clients. > They don't, but they can see into the sandbox, and often have their own list of ignored files. Under CVS the server does all the work, and the client (cvs.exe) just feeds files to it. GUI clients were a later inovation that the documentation doesn't really address. Tony