[cvsnt] Re: File-type Restrictions.

Zsolt Branyiczky zbranyiczky at mailbox.hu
Tue Jan 24 16:39:07 GMT 2006

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kerry richard wrote:
> That's published in 2000 and refers to GNU CVS (AFAIK), so I'm not
> certain how up to date it is regarding CVSNT.
> The cvsignore system affects Import, but as far as I recall it doesn't
> affect Add. Ie even though I may be prevented from importing a
> particular file-type I can still Add it later.  This is something I want
> to be able to reject.
> Appreciatively,
> Richard.

You are right, add command omits the cvsignore.


2006.01.16.  18:26    <DIR>          .
2006.01.16.  18:26    <DIR>          ..
2005.08.29.  09:25               127 .cvsignore
2005.06.23.  09:08    <DIR>          bak
2005.05.27.  14:15    <DIR>          classes
2006.01.20.  17:29    <DIR>          CVS
2005.10.06.  08:34    <DIR>          installation
2006.01.24.  14:39            10 995 pulika.jpx
2006.01.23.  17:04             9 848 pulika.jpx.local
2005.06.30.  10:13            23 678 pulika.oif
2005.09.30.  14:39    <DIR>          pulikaEJB
2005.05.27.  13:48               232 Servlet.library
2005.05.27.  13:48    <DIR>          src
2005.05.27.  13:48    <DIR>          web-app

c:\Work\pulika\java>type .cvsignore

c:\Work\pulika\java>cvs add Servlet.library
cvs server: scheduling file `Servlet.library' for addition
cvs server: use 'cvs commit' to add this file permanently

c:\Work\pulika\java>cvs ci Servlet.library

Log message unchanged or not specified
a)bort, c)ontinue, e)dit, !)reuse this message unchanged for remaining dirs
Action: (continue) c
RCS file: /Pulika/Fejlesztes/cvsrepo/java/Servlet.library,v
Checking in Servlet.library;
/Pulika/Fejlesztes/cvsrepo/java/Servlet.library,v  <--  Servlet.library
initial revision: 1.1

Developer tools usually process the cvsignore (files) and they do not 
support the usage of cvs commands with the objects found in those files. 
But manually you can use the add command. Now I have to remove the file :)


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