Re: Please send a patch to set .gitignore to handleDocumentation/misc-devices/mei/mei-amt-version

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon May 14 2012 - 16:39:07 EST

On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 08:33:24PM +0000, Winkler, Tomas wrote:
> >
> > I'm tired of seeing Documentation/misc-devices/mei/mei-amt-version show
> > up in 'git status' as an untracked file, care to please fix it up?
> Oh right I forgot the .gitignore
> Maybe we can add some CONFIG_ option to avoid unconditional compilation
> of the example code, what do you think?

Yes, that might be good.

> > But really, shouldn't binary files like this to into tools/ instead of
> > Documentation?
> I'm not sure it is really a tool it just really example code.
> There are other examples of that e.g. Documentation/watchdog/src/watchdog-test and some more

tools/ is newer than those files, and how are they generated, by CONFIG
options, or something else?


greg k-h
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