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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-22 00:24:00 CET

On Dec 21, 2004, at 4:52 PM, Gili wrote:
> The error message is misleading. One does not expect an error
> about *adding* a file when all you are doing is checking out.

I disagree. When doing a checkout, every single file is "added" to
your working copy. That's why you see a stream of output that looks

   A file1
   A file2
   A file3

The output for 'checkout' and 'update' are deliberately using the same
set of notification symbols to explain what's going on. "Adding" isn't
just about sending files to the repository; it's also used whenever
the repository sends a whole file to a working copy. The term "adding"
is used to describe a certain type of tree-change going in either

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