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RE: removing folders

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: removing folders
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 15:48:33 -0500

GuyBrush Treepwood wrote:
> Say: someone added a folder to the repository that really shouldn't be
> there. I know I could make it empty and update with the -P flag. But
> doesn't this clutter the repository?

> What if I just went to the Root folder and did a rmdir ? What negative
> side-effects could this possibly have in a later stage?
If the folder is empty, none whatsoever. The only negative side-effects
would be for files that might be in the folders, if you later discover that
those files really *were* needed to build the ancient revision you never
thought you'd have to look at again ;)

Jim Hyslop
Senior Software Designer
Leitch Technology International Inc. ( )
Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( )

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