[webkit-dev] minor tool improvement ideas (sharing my personal
darin at apple.com
Mon Jun 20 09:02:58 PDT 2005
On Jun 20, 2005, at 4:29 AM, David D. Kilzer wrote:
>> cvs-clean: a script we have internally, move it to WebKitTools/
>> change to respect .cvsignore as Maciej suggested
>> turns out it's really hard to respect .cvsignore by
>> since there are so many different sources of things to
>> (defaults, server-side, per-directory .cvsignore, home
>> directory .cvsignore)
> It would appear that someone has already written a Perl module
> called VCS::LibCVS::IgnoreChecker (part of the VCS::LibCVS package)
> which does the heavy lifting for you.
> The module is licensed, "under the same terms as Perl itself", so
> either you could redistribute it or add instructions to
> webkit.opendarwin.org about how to install the module from CPAN.
Thanks for the pointer!
Distributing that entire module, or requiring the module installation
from CPAN, would be a bit more heavyweight than what's currently
required for our scripts, but I'll think about it.
Also, I'm not sure I want a version of cvs-clean that talks to the
server; one thing neat about the old one is that it's fast and
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