cvs commit: CVSROOT exclude

Robert Garrett rg70 at
Tue Feb 10 11:36:56 PST 2004

Matthew Dillon wrote:

> :Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :
> :>    Well, you didn't answer my first query :-).
> :>
> :Did you send it to Rob or myself ? I don't see before this in my email
> :about it.
> :
> :-DR
>     Oh, well,... I sent it to Rob I think.  In anycase, not a big deal.
>     I would prefer that any vendor code related fixups we do revert the
>     vendor code to its pristine state and put the adjustments in the
>     build directories instead of patching the vendor code (e.g. like I
>     do with binutils212 and gcc3-3), but that's a lot of work (it was
>     at least 40 man hours for me to do gcc3-3) so it's not a requirement.
>     Crypto would be a good candidate.
>     FreeBSD almost got it right but by insisting on making patches
>     directly to the vendor import they create a situation where older
>     versions of the vendor code must be physically retained in the
>     repository, and the result is that a lot of vendor code is allowed to
>     rot for long periods of time.
> -Matt
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I hadn't recieved anything from you either. 


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