.snapsourcedirectory in your home directory. Lines beginning with a double slash sign (
//) in the configuration file are considered as comment lines and will be ignored by
snapsource. WARNING: Starting in release 0.11, the old comment delimiter (`
#') was obsoleted, because the pound sign was used by Tk to represent color names.
In general, a SnapSource configuration file is line-oriented and each line consists of a parameter name and its value delimited by an equal sign. All configuration entries have to be written not to exceed a single line.
INTERVALparameter specifies how often the external event should be generated. The value specified is given in minutes.
SOURCE_DIRECTORYspecifies the top-level directory where the source code of the project is stored. This directory will be recursively checked by SnapSource. The
TARGET_DIRECTORYspecifies the directory to store the base and delta files. Under this target directory, SnapSource will create two subdirectories:
base(for storing the base files) and
delta(for storing the delta files).
The structure of
SOURCE_DIRECTORY will be mimicked in the target
TARGET_DIRECTORY/delta. Files in
the delta directory will have a suffix
EXCLUDE_PATTERNSare provided for this purpose. Patterns can be given as if they were shell wild cards.
Starting in Revision 0.15, SnapSource offers an option for excluding
directory names as well. This behavior is controlled by the parameter
EXCLUDE_DIRS. Any directories whose name matches any of the
patterns specified in this option will be excluded from the search by
snapsource. This also implies that all the files and lower
subdirectories under those directories will be excluded.
DELETE_COLOR can be set to any color names in the X windows color
name data base or a color constant prefixed with a pound sign
#') as used by
In this release of SnapSource, the parameter
DIFF_OPTION can be
used to specify how delta files are to be generated.
CRONTABwill be set to