Subject: Re: predefines.mk : How to ignore?
From: Sam TH (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 12:26:09 CST
On Sun, Feb 25, 2001 at 12:41:16PM -0500, Tom Briggs wrote:
> Apparently the .cvsignore idea doesn't help with the predefines.mk
> situation: CVS still recognizes differences and wants to commit
> changes. (The more I think about it, the more I think that .cvsignore is
> only for files that you don't want added to the tree at all.)
> So, my question is this: does anybody else have any ideas on how we can
> get that file ignored by CVS?
Oh, I thought you didn't want it in the tree at all. My mistake.
Sadly, I don't think there is a way to tell CVS "I want this in the
tree, but I don't ever want you to change it".
If the file in question really is a sample, maybe you should call it
predefines.mk.sample (say) and then make CVS ignore the real
predefines.mk. Or am I missing something?
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