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From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
To: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
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 15:44:14 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.2.21.1710081536180.28646@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20171008184046.uj7gcutddli54ic3@thunk.org>

On Sun, 8 Oct 2017, Theodore Ts'o wrote:

> On Sun, Oct 08, 2017 at 10:32:40AM -0400, Paul Smith wrote:
> > Personally I don't use Git's magical globbing capabilities, and
> > use "git rm" as if it were UNIX rm.  So in your request above I'd
> > use:
> >
> >    git rm $(find . -name Makefile)
> >
> > which I find simpler.
>
> I have to agree that git's magical globbing capabilities are...
> strange.  (And apologies to Robert for my earlier post; I didn't
> understand what he was complaining about.)  I don't use it either,
> although I tend to use:
>
>     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.

> One thing which is interesting is that not only is the git's magical
> globbing capabilities have somewhat unusual semantics, the how
> globbing is done in .gitignore entries are completely different.

  i know ... it would have made way more sense to try to be
consistent. oh, well, live and learn. at least now i'm aware of the
weirdness.

rday

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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 [this message]
2017-10-08 20:42                       ` Theodore Ts'o
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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