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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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