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Re: Removing/Deleting Repositories

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: Removing/Deleting Repositories
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 10:36:39 -0500 (EST)

Tumy, Brad writes:
> My two questions (sorry for the long intro)
> 1.  Is there a better way to remove a repository then rm -Rf ?  This seems
> to cause missing file links in the OS and requires me to do fsck on reboot.

Then you have a serious problem, either with your OS or your hardware. 
I would not recommend running anything of any importance whatsoever on
such an unreliable system.

> 2.  When I run the export command from my htdocs folder it doesn't update
> the subdirectories, I have had to rm everything under htdocs and then do an
> export.  I am a little uneasy about doing all of these rm's.

export is intended to create a snapshot, it is not intended for keeping
an existing directory structure up to date.  That's what update is for.

-Larry Jones

I don't like these stories with morals. -- Calvin

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