Subject: Re: predefines.mk : How to ignore?
From: Tom Briggs (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sun Feb 25 2001 - 11:53:25 CST
On Sun, 25 Feb 2001, Sam TH wrote:
> 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".
I went looking for just such a feature, but couldn't find it; I thought
maybe somebody else might know something I didn't. Oh well.
> 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?
The predefines.mk has to exist (though it shouldn't have anything in
it) because the -include directive apparently doesn't work on some systems
(QNX, Slackware 7) and thus the lack of a predefines.mk file causes the
build to choke.
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