cvs commit: CVSROOT exclude

Colin Percival cperciva at
Sat Sep 10 03:18:50 PDT 2005

David O'Brien wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 09, 2005 at 12:43:24PM -0700, Colin Percival wrote:
>>Speaking of which, would it be possible for someone who knows the right
>>magical incantations to disable this check entirely for security branches?
>>It's much easier for us if we don't add $FreeBSD$ tags, but repeatedly
>>toggling the exclude file seems rather silly.
> This seems against the spirit of a security branch.  One reason we have
> the $FreeBSD$ tags so one can tell what source built a particular binary.

I see your point, but the number of people who would rely upon being able
to search for $FreeBSD$ tags is small -- and that approach won't work at
all for people who downloaded the patches from instead of
using CVSup.

Colin Percival

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