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Re: cvsignore and directories

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvsignore and directories
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2002 11:10:38 -0400 (EDT)

Nathan Coast writes:
> Is it possible to exclude whole directories via the .cvsignore mechanism?  If 
> yes, how? I've added the directory names to exclude to the .cvsignore file at 
> the same point in the heirarchy as the directories I want ignored, but cvs 
> still 
> includes them.

Yes it's possible, but not after the fact.  That is, if CVS saw the
directory before you added it to .cvsignore, it won't ignore it unless
you manually delete it from the CVS/Entries file.

-Larry Jones

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