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

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: [REJECT: address@hidden (default naming convention changes)
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 12:09:51 -0700 (PDT)

    > From: Andrew Suffield <address@hidden>

    > > 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 
    > > copying only happens if I use the --dest flag (which I never use) and 
    > > 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' 
    > > the `clean' target".

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

I still have this slightly vague idea of an arch-specific IDE that
does a lot of project-tree management stuff for you.   In that
context, the distinctions among inventory categories become more
important again.


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