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From Kev Jackson <foamd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete recursive directories
Date Thu, 06 Jul 2006 05:28:20 GMT

On 5 Jul 2006, at 23:21, Steve Loughran wrote:

> Alexey Solofnenko wrote:
>> I would like it to be default with <delete>. It is [almost] always  
>> required.
>
> It's there to stop you destroying your source.
>
> you can go <delete dir="/" /> and although your filesystem is  
> doomed, we will at least preserve your CVS and svn metadata :)

Like offering a sticking plaster/band aid to a victim of the  
guillotine...


--
"To be governed is to be watched over, inspected, spied on, directed,  
legislated..." - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon


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