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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Gili <junk_at_bbs.darktech.org>
Date: 2004-12-22 01:23:24 CET

        Coming from a CVS background, this isn't obvious. To my
knowledge, CVS only uses the term "adding" with respect to the server.


On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 17:24:00 -0600, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>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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