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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: GIT does not support empty directories
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 10:53:57 GMT
Seriously? We should hack our ant files around the bugs in every crappy
source control system that comes out?

Fix Git.

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 10:55 PM, Smiley, David W. <dsmiley@mitre.org>wrote:

> I've run into this too.  I don't think this needs to be documented, I think
> it needs to be *fixed* -- that is, the relevant ant tasks need to not assume
> these directories exist and create them if not.
>
> ~ David Smiley
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lance Norskog [mailto:goksron@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2010 11:14 PM
> To: solr-dev
> Subject: GIT does not support empty directories
>
> There are some empty directories in the Solr source tree, both in 1.4
> and the trunk.
>
> example/work
> example/webapp
> example/logs
>
> Git does not support empty directories:
>
> https://git.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/GitFaq#Can_I_add_empty_directories.3F
>
> And so, when you check out from the Apache GIT repository, these empty
> directories do not appear and 'ant example' and 'ant run-example'
> fail. There is no 'how to use the solr git stuff' wiki page; that
> seems like the right place to document this. I'm not git-smart enough
> to write that page.
> --
> Lance Norskog
> goksron@gmail.com
>



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Robert Muir
rcmuir@gmail.com

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