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Re: [PATCH] FAQ suggestion

From: Folker Schamel <schamel23_at_spinor.com>
Date: 2004-08-30 22:13:50 CEST

> >The trick works differently:
> >Deleting the file "file.java" is a change of "file.java",
> >whereas adding a file "File.java" to "." is a change of ".";
> >Therefore "update *" deletes "file.java", but does not add "File.java".
> >And "update" means "update .", which adds "File.java".
> Yes, but the point is the clarity of the FAQ for users who aren't
> familiar with Subversion. The FAQ is less clear if it uses "*",
> because many users won't know what that means.

Well, I think everyone knows what "*" in a command line means... ;-)
And because I prefer letting the computer do the work,
I don't want to pick all file names by hand,
but prefer simply typing "svn update *" ;-)

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Received on Mon Aug 30 22:15:08 2004

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