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Re: The unadd, undelete methods and the client README.

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-09-17 16:24:33 CEST

Mo DeJong <supermo@bayarea.net> writes:

> My second question is related to the "unadd" and "undelete" methods included
> in the svn client. Why do we need a special unadd method to undo an add?
> Can't the user just call delete on the file or dir?

Currently, the user can call delete to effectively un-add a file. Do
I think this is proper? Not particularly.

When I first started using CVS (which was only about 3 years ago),
there were some things I simply did NOT understand. Why was it that
when I would "add" a directory, it happened immediately, yet adding
files required a commit? Why was it that I couldn't delete
directories, with or without a commit? Why was it that obviously the
files I just added weren't really versioned until I committed, yet
somehow I could delete them? Delete them from what?!

All that aside though, I have no personal connection with the unadd
command. If the community wishes to lose it, that's fine with me --
one less thing to debug. :-) (and there are definitely still bugs
there -- I never got a chance to debug unadd or undelete)

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