problems with empty directories and "hg clean"

Mathieu Clabaut mathieu.clabaut at
Tue Mar 25 19:13:30 CDT 2008

On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 11:48 PM, Ondrej Certik <ondrej at> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 10:43 PM, Dirkjan Ochtman <dirkjan at>
> wrote:
> > Ondrej Certik <ondrej <at>> writes:
> >  > 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.
> But doing this by hand on all my servers, well, that's not an option
> for me.

You may also have a look at which
now works with git, hg or bzr backend, and  do the job of keeping rights
informations and  empty directory informations for you.


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