[rancid] .cvsignore files showing in viewvc

heasley heas at shrubbery.net
Tue Feb 23 22:18:42 UTC 2016

Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 02:23:44PM -0600, Jose Martinez:
> Hello all,
> I was using an old RANCID version 2.X on an Ubuntu server.
> I'm creating a new server using the newest rancid. I have everything
> working but when I look on the web interface of ViewVC i see .cvsignore
> files along with the configs.
> Anyway to hide these or anything like that? I don't see these files being
> created with the old RANCID installation.

They just tell the SCM to ignore certain files.  Which means that those
will not appear in cvs update, etc opertions, which means less confusion
in logs for the less experienced users.

if it taints your view too much, alter viewvc to filter those files.

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