sourceforge cvs

gardnerj gardnerj at
Tue Jan 28 17:49:38 CET 2003

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Jens Luedicke <jens at>
Reply-To: xfce4-dev at
Date:  28 Jan 2003 17:47:38 +0100

>On Tue, 2003-01-28 at 17:14, gardnerj wrote:
>> [...] One thing I've noticed about xfce's cvs is that everytime I upgrade, it seems to upload for an unusually long time before starting the download. [...]
>I don't know if this is related or not, but I have seen several projects
>that use '.cvsignore' files. They contain a list of files that are
>modified/created during the build process. Usually those files that are
>marked by an ? in front of the line when updating/checkout. 
>If those files are not there, the cvs client asks the
>server and the server doesn't know them. 
>If I'm not wrong, this could cause those delays. 

Thanks, I'll check to see if there's a connection between my delays and the presence of those files when I get home.


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