problems with empty directories and "hg clean"
michael.smith at thalesatm.com
Tue Mar 25 16:23:33 CDT 2008
Ondrej Certik wrote:
> I am not even reporting this as a bug, as I think it's just a feature.
> But how would you suggest me to improve my usage of Mercurial, so that
> I don't accidentaly delete empty directories? I find it inconsistent,
> that "hg st" doesn't report them, but "hg clean" does delete them.
I use HG to manage the configuration of my servers but I don't do it
directly. I version control a directory tree which I recursively copy
into the file system, not just /etc.
For me, this approach makes it easier to reuse a repository, eg,
hg clone old-config new-config
...for a new system.
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