rsync problems from flist.c change

Kurt Hornik Kurt.Hornik at
Fri Apr 23 08:46:31 GMT 2004

>>>>> Wayne Davison writes:

> On Fri, Apr 23, 2004 at 08:34:55AM +0200, Kurt Hornik wrote:
>> Just checking: in essence you will [revert] the change to flist.c that
>> I had mentioned earlier?  (In that case I would try to have the Debian
>> maintainer revert the 2.6.1 style patch relative to the 2.6.0 upstream
>> as well ...)

> No, the patch you cited is valid and fixes a bug in 2.6.0 (it prevents
> .cvsignore entries from affecting files outside of the one directory it
> should affect).  The weird side-effect of the bug is that nothing gets
> put onto the "local" list, so you can't notice that the logic in an
> unpatched 2.6.0 doesn't let a global rule override a local rule.  The
> change I talked about is a new patch, and is already in CVS for the
> upcoming 2.6.1 release.  I'll attach it to this email.

Thanks.  Do you think I should forward it to the Debian rsync package


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