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Re: cvs rm with parameter


From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs rm with parameter
Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 10:22:51 -0400 (EDT)

address@hidden writes:
> 
> I did "cvs rm *.msg5" and get the error: file still in working
> directory. Therefor I removed the files first from the working
> directory, then do a "cvs rm *.msg5" again. But I get the error
> message: "nothing known about *.msg3"

That's because it's the shell that expands wildcards and once you delete
the files, there's nothing for it to expand to.

> I think this is a bug.  I know that it works with cvs rm -f , but
> shoudn't the other way also work ?

No.  That's why -f exists!

-Larry Jones

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