[Zope3-dev] RFE: Ignore .svn directories when doing a Zope3 "make
cstrong at arielpartners.com
Sun Feb 5 17:15:40 EST 2006
I would like to request a small enhancement to the installation scripts
for Zope 3.
I believe it is easy to do, but not being familiar with the packaging
machinery, I could not figure out how to do it quickly.
Like many Zope3 developers, I download a new Zope3 tarball and do the
However, we have the convention that *all* third party tools and
libraries (of which Zope is one) should be stored in a thirdparty
repository under version control. This ensures repeatability of builds
in our environment.
The problem is that placing Zope-3.2.0 under version control creates
".svn" subdirectories all over the place (or "CVS" subdirectories in the
case of CVS). The installation script which is invoked when you type
"make install" apparently does a recursive copy for directories such as
"bin", "zopeskel", etc. and you end up copying the .svn subdirectories over.
Is there a way to provide an ignore pattern for the installation scripts?
If someone can point me in the right direction to get started, I can
provide a patch.
Thanks in advance,
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