Subject: Re: cvs -I not working as intended?
To: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 01/15/2002 08:45:39
On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Greywolf wrote:
: According to the help from 'cvs update --help-options'
: -I ign More files to ignore (! to reset).
: ...so how come, from /usr/src/sys
: cvs update -d -P -I arch
: still pulls up the entire arch tree?
cvs can't "ignore" entire directories. It's for that reason that I had to
yank src/dist/am-utils/aux and src/libexec/sendmail/aux directly from the
master NetBSD tree to prevent cvs from creating these invalid directories on
a msdosfs filesystem.
Yes, I consider this a bug in cvs.
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