[darcs-users] darcs patch: fixed accidental merge of two lines in default boring

Trent W. Buck trentbuck at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 05:07:47 UTC 2008


Ben Franksen <benjamin.franksen at bessy.de> writes:

> Trent W. Buck wrote:
>> I think there's too much potential for "dist" to be a legitimate
>> directory.  Therefore I'd change the default boring to contain
>> 
>>     # A top-level dist/ is boring for Haskell users, but might not be
>>     # for everybody.
>>     # ^dist(/|$)
>> 
>> To me, it's the same case as you might make for ignoring "build/".
>> 
>> BTW, why aren't comments about what the regexps are for being propagated
>> to the end users?  That is, instead of
>> 
>>>>>                    "\\.tix$", -- Haskell Program Coverage
>> 
>> something like
>> 
>>>>>                    "# Haskell Program Coverage",
>>>>>                    "\\.tix$",
>> 
>> This makes it easier for users who need to edit .boring (because it's
>> guessing wrong) to make informed decisions about how to
>> add/remove/modify the entries.
>
> +1 to all your proposals. What say the experts?
>
> Assuming this is uncontroversial: Do you want to send a patch? Or should I?

If you want to do it, that'd be great.



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