>> CVSIGNORE file

CVSIGNORE file format description

Many people share .cvsignore files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .cvsignore file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .cvsignore files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.cvsignore - CVS Ignore File

CVSIGNORE file is a CVS Ignore File. The Concurrent Versions System (CVS) is a client-server free software revision control system in the field of software development. The purpose of a .cvsignore file is to tell CVS which files in the directory containing it are to be ignored by CVS operations such as commit.

Development files
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CVS Ignore File related extensions:
LuaTeX Compiled LUA Script
MOPEKS Trial File
OMake Object File
Sytes Template File
XProfan Compiled Unit
dBASE IV Compiled Object

Naturally, other applications may also use the .cvsignore file extension. Even harmful programs can create .cvsignore files. Be especially cautious with .cvsignore files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .cvsignore file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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