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From: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
To: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
Cc: Paul Smith <paul@mad-scientist.net>,
	Git Mailing list <git@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: "git rm" seems to do recursive removal even without "-r"
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2017 16:42:27 -0400
Message-ID: <20171008204227.f6wgaobosa6yn62g@thunk.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <alpine.LFD.2.21.1710081536180.28646@localhost.localdomain>

On Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 03:44:14PM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> >     find <find args> | xargs git rm
> >
> > myself.
> 
>   that's what i would have normally used until i learned about git's
> magical globbing capabilities, and i'm going to go back to using it,
> because git's magical globbing capabilities now scare me.

Hmm, I wonder if the reason why git's magically globbing capabilities
even exist at all is for those poor benighted souls on Windows, for
which their shell (and associated utilities) doesn't have advanced
tools like "find" and "xargs"....

				- Ted

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Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-07 18:39 Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 19:04 ` Todd Zullinger
2017-10-07 19:12   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 19:29     ` Jeff King
2017-10-07 19:32       ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 19:38         ` Jeff King
2017-10-07 19:43           ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 21:05             ` Theodore Ts'o
2017-10-07 21:40               ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 21:44             ` Paul Smith
2017-10-07 21:55               ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08  4:20                 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-08  9:07                   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 11:37                     ` Kevin Daudt
2017-10-08 11:56                   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 12:23                     ` Martin Ågren
2017-10-08 12:39                     ` René Scharfe
2017-10-08 12:45                       ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-10 11:52                     ` Heiko Voigt
2017-10-11  8:31                       ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 14:32                 ` Paul Smith
2017-10-08 18:40                   ` Theodore Ts'o
2017-10-08 19:44                     ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 20:42                       ` Theodore Ts'o [this message]
2017-10-09 17:52                         ` Jeff King
2017-10-10  8:36                           ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-10  8:58                             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-10 12:19                             ` Paul Smith
2017-10-10 19:44                               ` Robert P. J. Day

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