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Re: ignored 'core' directory (was: A newbie question.)

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: ignored 'core' directory (was: A newbie question.)
Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 15:52:15 -0400 (EDT)

Spiro Trikaliotis writes:
> I don't think this is enough. There are circumstances where one wants to
> import files named core, or files named .old, .bak or the like.

That's what -I! is for.

> The best thing is to document it in a way the user can find it easily -
> that's why I want this link added to the documentation - and let the
> user decide for himself what to do.


> OTOH, I can't think of an occasion where it would make sense to ignore
> files on import. That is, if we want to change the behaviour, why not
> have a -I ! as default argument for ignore?

Because you usually *don't* want to import executables, zip files, etc.
into your *source* control system.

-Larry Jones

The game's called on account of sudden death. -- Calvin

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