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    SubjectRe: 2.1.131: some quality thoughts
    On Thu, 17 Dec 1998, David S. Miller wrote:
    > From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
    > Date: Thu, 17 Dec 1998 14:03:43 +0000 (GMT)
    >
    > CVS can handle "core" just fine. In fact a cvs that ignores
    > directories not files called core by default is just plain broken.
    >
    > DaveM has been keeping the tree in CVS for a long time without
    > problems, with remote cvs access and all the works
    >
    > Yes but with a ".cvsignore" at the top level which says:
    >
    > !core
    >
    > to workaround this problem.

    We will probably want to include this file in Linus' kernel
    distributions -- I know it would have saved me quite a bit
    of trouble and I guess the same goes for a lot of other
    people who just want to hack the kernel and are not interested
    in hacking CVS at all...

    cheers,

    Rik -- the flu hits, the flu hits, the flu hits -- MORE
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