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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [REJECT: address@hidden (default naming convent

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [REJECT: address@hidden (default naming convention changes)
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 18:04:31 +0100
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On Thu, May 06, 2004 at 12:23:30PM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >     archived?
> >         casually deleted?
> >         copied with "the good stuff?"
> A significant reason why it took me a while to begin understanding the
> actual meaning of those things is that I couldn't se any reason why Tla
> would ever copy trees or remove files it didn't create.
> Now, admittedly, I still don't see any reason for it either so I treat
> precious/junk/backup as completely equivalent.  But at least I now know that
> copying only happens if I use the --dest flag (which I never use) and that
> deleting never happens either and is only meant for "in case some day
> someone decides to use `tla inventory | xargs rm' instead of just 'rm' for
> the `clean' target".

Historically, larch used to copy trees a lot more. It doesn't matter
so much nowadays.

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