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Re: Introducing 'unrecognized and 'ignored

From: Eric S. Raymond
Subject: Re: Introducing 'unrecognized and 'ignored
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 07:56:19 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.15+20070412 (2007-04-11)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>:
> > Seems reasonable to me as well, except -- do we really want to show all
> > uncontrolled files and have no option to suppress them?  
> I don't understand: every VCS I know has some way to label files as "to
> be ignored".  So there is always an "option to suppress them".

Yes, but you sure don't want to have to set an ignore property by hand 
on every member of a huge tree you happen to have in your working
directory and *don't* want to be in the repo.

This case is already annoying me.
                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>

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