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Re: Removing directories

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Removing directories
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 12:48:28 -0400 (EDT)

Philip Van Hoof writes:
> address@hidden netclip]# cvs remove -Rf netclip
> address@hidden's password: 
> cvs server: Removing netclip
> cvs server: Removing netclip/Gtknetclip
> cvs server: Removing netclip/Gtknetclip/intl
> cvs server: Removing netclip/Gtknetclip/po
> cvs server: Removing netclip/Gtknetclip/special.src
> cvs server: Removing netclip/Gtknetclip/src
> cvs server: Removing netclip/Gtknetclip/src/.deps
> cvs server: Removing netclip/Kylixnetclip
> cvs server: Removing netclip/documentation
> cvs server: Removing netclip/documentation/html
> cvs server: Removing netclip/netclipd
> cvs server: Removing netclip/netclipd/rc
> address@hidden netclip]# ls
> AUTHORS  COPYING  CVS  Gtknetclip  INSTALL  Kylixnetclip  config.h 
> documentation  netclip  netclipd

You need to commit the remove before you go on.  

> address@hidden netclip]# rm -rf netclip

That is unnecessary, the following update will remove the (now empty)
directory tree.

> address@hidden netclip]# cvs update -P
> address@hidden's password: 
> cvs server: Updating .
> cvs server: Updating Gtknetclip
> cvs server: Updating Gtknetclip/intl
> cvs server: Updating Gtknetclip/po
> cvs server: Updating Gtknetclip/special.src
> cvs server: Updating Gtknetclip/src
> cvs server: Updating Gtknetclip/src/.deps
> cvs server: Updating Kylixnetclip
> cvs server: Updating documentation
> cvs server: Updating documentation/html
> cvs server: Updating netclipd
> cvs server: Updating netclipd/rc
> address@hidden netclip]# 
> However, as you can see here : the directory still exist.

No, I don't see.  I see the netclipd directory, but not netclip.

> do a checkout of module netclip, then it will still get the subdir-tree
> so ?/netclip/netclip/* will be in the co 

You want -P on checkout, too.

-Larry Jones

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