Re: DEP-5: Files field and filename patterns
gregor herrmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> When I look at gitignore(5) I find in the example:
> # ignore objects and archives, anywhere in the tree.
> I don't think the "anywhere in the tree" part is desirable for
If you want to express the license of the build system, an "anywhere in
the tree" pattern for Makefile.in is very helpful. Likewise, sometimes,
for files like config.guess and config.sub. I realize doing this is
optional from the ftp-master perspective, but I do that with my packages.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>