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BUG: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla [unix-like] commands

From: Zenaan Harkness
Subject: BUG: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] tla [unix-like] commands
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 11:37:06 +1000

On Mon, 2004-09-27 at 09:50, Zenaan Harkness wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-09-25 at 12:40, Zenaan Harkness wrote: 
> ...
> > I disagree.
> > 
> > tla subcommands that mirror Unix commands for manipulating files are
> > 
> > 1) easy to remember, eg:
> >   tla rm
> >   tla rmdir
> >   tla mv
> >   tla cp
> >   tla chmod
> I don't need it a lot, but I have found myself typing "tla cp ..."
> before realising "oh, this isn't bitkeeper, I can't do that here".
> For example, just now I did this.
> So there's another reason to add to this list of reasons why tla
> should include a full complement of unix-like subcommands (intutive,
> at least for those coming from proprietary land who are used to it).

Here's another one I find myself wanting (on > 2 occasions
just today):

  tla ln -s

which would, just like "tla cp" (copy file, tla add), would
create the link, then tla add that link.


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