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From: Thomas Monjalon <thomas.monjalon@6wind.com>
To: Matthew Hall <mhall@mhcomputing.net>
Cc: dev@dpdk.org
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] virtio-net-pmd: .gitignore: ignore librte_pmd_virtio.so
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:09:49 +0200
Message-ID: <3422655.1tIybTbukh@xps13> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1300A4C9-3CCF-48A9-8C33-901D700BAEB4@mhcomputing.net>

> >I thought our .gitignore could do with a few entries added alright, I
> >just never expected this one to be top of the list! While I don't think
> >it does any harm, I'm just curious why you think it needs to be added?
> >
> >/Bruce
> I import all my DPDK dependencies as git submodules. When the submodules
> contain unignored files, they get marked as dirty by git, and it makes
> like difficult when it comes to updating my submodule pointers.
> Matthew.

So you cannot update submodules without filling .gitignore?

I'm not a big fan of .gitignore because I like seeing what has been
generated by looking at "git status".
And it's not really needed in DPDK because compilation is often done in
a separate directory.


  reply	other threads:[~2014-10-14 16:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-10-14  7:53 Matthew Hall
2014-10-14  9:44 ` Bruce Richardson
2014-10-14  9:52   ` Stephen Hemminger
2014-10-14 15:40     ` Matthew Hall
2014-10-14 15:38   ` Matthew Hall
2014-10-14 16:09     ` Thomas Monjalon [this message]
2014-10-14 16:12       ` Matthew Hall

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