Ignore use case: explicit ignore necessary?

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Mon Apr 18 14:09:07 BST 2005

On Mon, 2005-04-18 at 14:50 +0200, Jo Vermeulen wrote:
> Hello again :-)
> I was reading the "ignore" use case [1], and wondered if ignoring files 
> should be made explicit. As far as I know, darcs [2] for example only 
> adds explicitly, and ignores the rest. So .pyc files would be 
> automatically ignored. This is not very ideal if you just added a new 
> source file though. Although you probably *know* this file belongs in 
> the repository, so you won't likely forget to explicitly add it.
> I'm not sure what the best solution is, but it seems implicit ignoring 
> could save the user some time.
> [1] http://www.bazaar-ng.org/doc/use-cases.html#ignore-some-files
> [2] http://abridgegame.org/darcs/

I don't understand your question, but since bzr already works similarly
to darcs maybe it already does what you want?


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