Subject: Re: Problems with CVS repository?
To: None <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/24/2001 08:20:03
On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, D'Arcy J.M. Cain wrote:

> Thus spake Aymeric Vincent
> > (D'Arcy J.M. Cain) writes:
> > > rm: ktrace: is a directory
> >
> > You should use option '-P' when doing a cvs update. It removes
> > directories that are no more used.

> Again, this was a fresh checkout.

Doesn't matter. "cvs" has to re-make the empty directories each time.
Only after it makes the directory can it get the files that are in the
directory, and only after it's all done with that can it know the
directory is empty, to delete it.