Re: Bug#18822: cvs-buildpackage: can't pass -I ! to cvs import
On 04 Mar 1998 00:16:25 -0600, Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> There is a way. You should look into CVS documentation.
Thanks for these workarounds. I had read the documentation, but only
the man page. The man page doesn't mention cvsignore at all. I'm new
to CVS, I didn't realize that the man page wasn't complete. I'm going
to start reading the texinfo docs.
>> [I asked why not make -I ! the default in cvs-upgrade/cvs-inject?]
> Because there are upstream sources with CVS directories in
> them that shall totally destroy the import. (Yes, such upstream
> sources exist).
> And ignoring whole directories seems to be ignored while
> generating the diffs.
I'm not sure what you mean by this second paragraph. If the source is
imported with -I ! -I CVS the upstream CVS directory won't be there when
the diff is generated, so I can't see how it can affect that. Would you
expand on the problem?
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