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Re: directory addition

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: directory addition
Date: Sun, 22 Apr 2001 02:57:52 -0400

"Laird J. Nelson" wrote:

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: address@hidden
> > How about reading the manual to learn what the commands and options do
> > and just using the Usage messages to refresh your memory.
> Oh, come on.  Normally I'm all for succinctness, but this is downright
> silly as an answer to the original question.  If your objection is the
> length of the message, how about:
>   -d  Include empty directories in update.

[as opposed to]

>   -d  Build directories, like checkout does.


> ....which is shorter than the original entry by two characters (and about
> 2000% more meaningful):

Umm, I think neither's the case.  Something like "Include _newly existant_
directories" in update, maybe.  They don't have to be empty - only new.


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