On Tue, May 15, 2007 at 03:35:45PM +1200, Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> >Mark Kirkwood wrote:
> >>Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> >
> >>>Except that it also includes diffs for generated files, which tend to be
> >>>huge.  To work around that you need to create a list of files to
> >>>exclude, and the whole thing (which was cumbersome already) starts to
> >>>get unmanageable.
> >>$ make maintainer-clean
> >>
> >>before the diff, which clears all those out.
> >
> >Yeah, but then if you make a mistake with the patch and have to build
> >again to retest, you have to wait the whole thing to compile, which can
> >be annoying.
> >
> True - depends on the speed of your machine as to how annoying this 
> really is... (I'm using a PIII 1.26 GHz... takes 5 min with -O2 - good 
> excuse for a coffee etc).
> However, as David brought up previously it is probably worth mentioning 
> several of the various CVS work-arounds in the docs, so people at least 
> get a good survey of the options - they can then choose whichever suits 
> their needs best.


BTW, is there some trick to getting cvs diff to ignore files that aren't
in the repo?
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