CVSup fix for INDEX files and refuse files

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Fri Mar 25 13:46:18 PST 2005

On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 13:43 -0800, John Polstra wrote:
> Folks,
> I committed a patch to the net/cvsup port to fix the bug where
> people's INDEX files were being deleted even though they had them
> listed in the "refuse" file.  However, the fix is in the CVSup server,
> so you won't benefit from it until your friendly mirror site upgrades.
> There is a work-around you can use in the meantime, though.  In your
> "refuse" file, simply specify the Attic directory in your entry for
> the INDEX file.  I recommend lines like this:
>     ports/INDEX*
>     ports/Attic/INDEX*
> If you do this, your INDEX files should remain unmolested by CVSup
> from now on.

Could this be done for the distrib list.cvs files as well?  That is:

omitany ports/INDEX*
omitany ports/Attic/INDEX*

I have the former in the list.cvs files now.


> John
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