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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 23/26] gitignore: x86_64 files
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    On Tuesday 03 January 2006 18:15, Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    > On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 05:39:06PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
    > > Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> writes:
    > >
    > > > From: Brian Gerst <bgerst@didntduck.org>
    > > > Date: 1135744791 -0500
    > > >
    > > > Add filters for x86_64 generated files.
    > >
    > > Please don't submit this patch. If anything such ignore lists
    > > for specific SVMs should be in a central place, but not spread
    > > everywhere.
    >
    > If we go for a central '.gitignore' then we will most probarly see a
    > file that is only added entries to, not removed. We saw that in the bk
    > days.

    And what's the problem with that?

    > Today there are 23 .gitignores in the kernel - including the ones
    > from this patchset.

    And next year .cvsignores and .svnignores and .hgignores and
    .whateveriscurrentlyenvoguesvmignores ?

    > In may other cases we avoid this central point of information disaster
    > and we shall avoid it for .gitignore too.

    Please do that outside arch/x86_64 then.

    -Andi
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