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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla remove-log-version

From: James Blackwell
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla remove-log-version
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 10:52:42 -0400

Zenaan Wrote:
> In the tutorial, it says tla remove-log-version is dangerous and will
> remove a log file that you might want.

Its something novices don't want to use, and something experienced users
use moderately (since novices come and ask experienced users for help
that requires this sort of thing)

> My first question is, is this a remotely common occurrence (removing
> logs)?
> If so, then would it make sense to have (using mutt parlance) an
> "ask-yes" option, where, eg. it dumps the log, so you can see it, and
> asks you to hit enter to confirm the deletion (or of course, C-c,
> n + ENTER for no, etc)?

Asking the user a question and blocking isn't really arch's style. I
think that in this particular case, keeping things the way they are
(warning people to watch out) is probably the right way to keep going
for now.

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