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Re: adding/committing files

From: Jenn Vesperman
Subject: Re: adding/committing files
Date: 08 Apr 2003 21:11:12 +1000

On Tue, 2003-04-08 at 20:19, Christian Andersson wrote:
> Hi there, I have a small question...
> I have some tools that generate files, these files should preferable not 
> be put in cvs, they should always be generated.. In these files I ahve 
> some text that I can use to identify if the file has been generated.
> the questions I have regarding this, is IF I want the cvs-system to 
> block these kind of files from beeing commited into the cvs repository, 
> is this a cvs-server handling or should it be a cvs client handling (or 
> perheps even both, as a safeguard?)

If the files are never cvs added, they won't be cvs committed.
> and my second question is, how do I set this up with a standard cvs 
> server? which files do I have to modify? does there exist any ready 
> scripts for this? etc..

Read 'info cvs', specifically info:cvs#cvsignore

Jenn V.
    "Do you ever wonder if there's a whole section of geek culture 
                you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.
 My book 'Essential CVS' will be published by O'Reilly in 2003.

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