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Re: [PATCH] '-p' shortcut to '--parents'

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2007-05-18 07:23:08 CEST

On 5/17/07, David Glasser <glasser@mit.edu> wrote:
> The obvious case, to me, is a typo: if you misspell the name of a
> directory when trying to make a directory nested deep inside it, you
> probably don't want a whole hierarchy of directories to be made by
> mistake, complete with .svn directories and all.

Ditto - I think it'd be far too dangerous to create such entries by
default because of a typo.

BTW, I also don't think -p has enough universal meaning to warrant it
always being '--parents'. -- justin

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