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Re: emacs-w3m?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: emacs-w3m?
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 10:03:41 -0500

      Adding a file whose parent directory is not versioned will implicitly
      add the parent, and so on up to the root. This means you should never
      need to explicitly add a directory, they ll just get added when you
      add a file in the directory.

    The second sentence explains the rationale behind this feature.  But
    in this case, Bob mistakenly added a single file, and that ended up
    adding the whole directory.  By contrast, "cvs add" is explicitly
    non-recursive, AFAIR.

The feature is clearly a convenience in the case where you are not
making a mistake.  Should `bzr add' ask for confirmation before doing

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