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Re: Permanently delete files?

From: martin f krafft <madduck_at_madduck.net>
Date: 2004-11-12 21:26:10 CET

also sprach Brian Mathis <bmathis@directedge.com> [2004.11.12.2120 +0100]:
> What if someone accidentally checked in a file containing passwords?

Then I would hope that all the passwords would immediately be

> What if someone added a 500MB file that shouldn't be there? Why
> should I have to back that up for eternity?

This is a good point. If you have people on your team who will do
this and not realise and hit C-c in time (in which case the file
won't be stored), then I think this isn't going to be your only
problem. :)

> Seriously, just because you don't need it and never make mistakes
> doesn't mean other people don't. It's not hard to imagine
> a scenario where this would be useful.

I guess, but I really can only think of big files and possibly
overly pedantic users who want to have their repositories be

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