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Re: Remove a folder with WinCVS?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Remove a folder with WinCVS?
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 16:33:14 -0400 (EDT)

Peter Davis writes:
> Thanks for clearing this up, and for the documentation pointer.  Seems
> like a pretty ugly hack to me.  You can't remove a directory, so you
> have to get all users to update with -P, and then insert a dummy file
> into every otherwise empty directory that you really want to create.

-P should be the default -- the only reason it isn't is because of
history -- and we generally suggest adding it to everyone's ~/.cvsrc. 
CVS manages files, not directories, so there's no reason to store empty
directories -- you should have your build process make them if necessary

-Larry Jones

Whatever it is, it's driving me crazy! -- Calvin

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