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Re: [PATCH] bootstrap: anchor .gitignore entries.

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH] bootstrap: anchor .gitignore entries.
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 12:34:02 +0200

Joel E. Denny wrote:
> Quite some time ago, we discussed the fact that a .gitignore entry without
> a leading `/' applies recursively to subdirectories, and Bruno then fixed
> gnulib-tool to prepend a `/' to .gitignore entries that it constructs:
>   http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2008-08/msg00002.html
> The patch below fixes bootstrap to do the same.  Ok to commit?
> Subject: [PATCH] bootstrap: anchor .gitignore entries.
> * build-aux/bootstrap (insert_sorted_if_absent): Replace all uses
> with...
> (insert_vc_ignore): ... this new function, which prepends `/' to
> all .gitignore entries before passing them to
> insert_sorted_if_absent.

Looks fine and works for me in coreutils.
Please push.

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