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Re: [Monotone-devel] bug after trying to drop a file

From: Richard Levitte - VMS Whacker
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] bug after trying to drop a file
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 04:21:56 +0200 (CEST)

In message <address@hidden> on Wed, 20 Apr 2005 04:18:13 +0200 (CEST), Richard 
Levitte - VMS Whacker <address@hidden> said:

richard> In message <address@hidden> on Wed, 20 Apr 2005 00:32:58 +0200, Benoît 
Dejean <address@hidden> said:
richard> benoit.dejean> i tried to drop file a/b/c/d/e, which -- i guess --
richard> benoit.dejean> would have also drop empty directories a/b/c/d
richard> benoit.dejean> 
richard> benoit.dejean> here are the commands i tried :
richard> benoit.dejean> 
richard> benoit.dejean> [00:26:22][pts/1][~/treshautdebit][#86][&0]
richard> benoit.dejean> address@hidden >>> monotone drop a
richard> benoit.dejean> monotone: adding a to working copy delete set
richard> benoit.dejean> monotone: warning: SORRY -- 'drop somedir' is not going 
to work.
richard> benoit.dejean> monotone: warning: Revert and try 'find somedir -type f 
| xargs monotone
richard> benoit.dejean> drop'
richard> This is well known.  As you noticed, everything you tried afterwards
richard> got screwed up.  A very simple fix is to remove (or rename,just to be
richard> safe) MT/work, since it only contains the entry to delete a directory,
richard> and the try all the other stuff.  I wouldn't recommend this as a long-
richard> term solution, but I think it'll have to do for now.

Agh!  Silly me.  'monotone revert a' fixes the problem.

Time for me to go to bed, I think...


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