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Re: [ELPA] Package proposal: gnus-mock

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [ELPA] Package proposal: gnus-mock
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:41:06 -0700
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Yuri Khan <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 3:59 AM Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I just noticed that the ELPA .gitignore filters out empty directories (is
>> that the \#*\# rule?), which messes up the maildirs in this package
>> (they need empty new/ and tmp/ directories).
> That is not about .gitignore. Git just doesn’t keep empty directories.

Interesting, I've never run into that problem before.

> Your options are (a) to put a file there, named so that it won’t
> interfere with your code’s functioning; or (b) arrange for empty
> directories to be created at installation|configuration|run time.

I think I'll go with b, that seems less prone to weirdness.

Thanks for the tip!


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