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Re: [Xen-devel] .* entries in official release source tarballs

>>> On 07.10.10 at 18:47, Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Jan Beulich writes ("[Xen-devel] .* entries in official release source 
> tarballs"):
>> Since these are - afaict - meaningless outside of mercurial, would it be
>> possible to drop them when creating the tarballs?
> It would be possible but I don't think it's a good idea.  The more
> steps are involved in creating the official release tarballs, the more
> likely it is that something will go wrong.
> Are these files causing some kind of problem for you ?

No, not a problem really - they're just confusing/meaningless there
(just like I thing .*ignore files scattered around source trees don't
belong in release tarballs).


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