[cvsnt] cvsignore and cvs update -I !

Carl Zmola carl at membersonlysoftware.com
Mon Sep 13 17:23:20 BST 2004

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I mis-stated the subject of my last email.

I am having problems ignoring my cvsignore files.

Carl Zmola wrote:

> I hope someone can help me out a little.
> As part of my build process, I have been trying to find all of the 
> files in a directory that are not  under version control.  I can't 
> seem to get some of the files to show as not in the repository.  For 
> the purposes of one command, I want to ignore all of the .cvsignore 
> files, including the one set up in the repository's CVSROOT directory.
> I  have deleted my .cvsignore file in the directory (sandbox)  and used
> cvs update -I !
> from my reading of  the cederquist, this seems like it should work. 
> However cvs still displays my .dcu files (which are ignored in the 
> repository's cvsignore file).
> Is there a switch that I am missing, or a better way of doing this?
> I have tried this on CVSNTclient 2.0.38 and 2.0.41a
> server version 2.0.41
> Thanks
> Carl

-  Carl Zmola
-  Carl at MembersOnlySoftware.com
-  202-328-1785 x 103

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