Re: CVS directories in debian packages
On 18-May-2002 Ola Lundqvist wrote:
> On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 11:01:21PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> It does not make sense for source packages either; CVS
>> directories in source trees cause havoc when trying to later import
>> the sources into another CVS repository (for example, a user trying
>> to keep local modifications of debian sources in a local CVS).
> Well you assume that all source packages are from an external upstream.
> That is not always the case. In fact many of the packages I maintain
> (like java-common, harden etc) is generated from a cvs dir. It is very
> convenient. How can you exclude the CVS dirs from the source package then?
> Well I can export on every build but that takes quite a lot of time.
> I like to build from the normal cvs dir.
find . -name CVS -print|xargs rm -r CVS
Shipping CVS dirs is plain wrong and causes headaches for people (just not you).
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