cvs commit: CVSROOT exclude

Colin Percival cperciva at
Sat Sep 10 03:48:54 PDT 2005

Gleb Smirnoff wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 03:18:48AM -0700, Colin Percival wrote:
> C> I see your point, but the number of people who would rely upon being able
> C> to search for $FreeBSD$ tags is small -- and that approach won't work at
> C> all for people who downloaded the patches from instead of
> C> using CVSup.
> I don't agree that number of people who would use $FreeBSD$ tags is small.
> Concerning patched on FTP: why we don't supply patches that change RCS Id?

Two reasons:
1. Those patches are generated (and often uploaded to ftp-master) before the
CVS commits are done.
2. Where possible, we provide a single patch which applies to multiple branches,
and this wouldn't be possible if we needed to include branch-specific RCS Id

Colin Percival

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