Subject: Re: Use of .a as a source file extension causes cvs import issues
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/10/2007 19:30:21
In article <20071010180928.GA593@panix.com>,
Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>We have a file with extension .a in our source tree, "bin/csh/USD.doc/csh.a".
>This clashes with cvs import's default ignore list and will cause trouble
>for those importing NetBSD into their own repositories.
>Should we change the extension on this file? I'm not sure what .a is
>meant to signify in any case.
> Thor Lancelot Simon email@example.com
> "The inconsistency is startling, though admittedly, if consistency is to
> be abandoned or transcended, there is no problem." - Noam Chomsky
go for it.