[cvsnt] Re: cvsignore and CVSROOT

Tony Hoyle tmh at nodomain.org
Wed May 12 13:33:15 BST 2004

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On Wed, 12 May 2004 07:31:04 -0500, "Dan Pupek" <dpupek at astpcola.com>

>I added a cvsignore file to the CVSROOT module and committed it.
>I had one entry for *.ldb.
>When I do an add and commit of an *.ldb file it is not ignored. I am
>assuming that it should be.
cvsignore only affects files that are not already in the repository.
Import uses it to select which files to add (which is its main use).
WinCVS I believe also uses it to decide whether to show files.

Doing a 'cvs add' on a file overrides cvsignore.


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