Subject: Re: Use of .a as a source file extension causes cvs import issues
To: None <,>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/11/2007 14:33:24
On Thu, Oct 11, 2007 at 07:35:22AM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:

> The use of .a as an extension breaks import of a CVS *export* into another
> CVS repository, which is the other common (and often faster) way to do it.
> No, I don't know what the rationale is for the default ignore list including
>  .a

Archives created by "ar", mostly (but not necessarily) used as object libraries.