Subject: Re: Adding extra directories to pkgsrc
To: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/24/2005 13:39:42
On Thu, 24 Feb 2005, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:

> I have two extra directories in my pkgsrc repository and I am probably
> not alone.  One is a checkout of wip.  The other is called local and
> holds packages used to build our own proprietary packages.  Would it be
> OK to add something to the tree to keep CVS quiet when updating the
> NetBSD tree?  I am thinking of two small changes:
> 1. Add a .cvsignore entry to the mid level pkgsrc tree for wip.
> 2. Add a local directory with a gloable .cvsignore entry like distfiles
> does.
> Does anyone see a problem with those changes?

 	I also have the same two directories, and I'd prefer the change
 	not to be made. I add them to the CVS/Entries file in the
 	checked out pkgsrc so CVS descends into them. If I ever forget
 	to do this the ? wip will remind me...

 		David/absolute       -- No hype required --