Subject: Re: Use of .a as a source file extension causes cvs import issues
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/10/2007 19:30:21
In article <>,
Thor Lancelot Simon  <> 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	                           
>  "The inconsistency is startling, though admittedly, if consistency is to
>   be abandoned or transcended, there is no problem."	      - Noam Chomsky

go for it.