[darcs-users] Need for a new option on "mv"

David Brown darcs at davidb.org
Wed May 26 23:10:39 UTC 2004


On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 12:56:54AM +0200, Lele Gaifax wrote:

> Planning my svn->darcs sync tool, I discovered the need for a rather
> simple new option to "mv", or slightly different behaviour: "mv" should
> either grows a new "--already-done" option or behave just like "remove"
> that silently accept that the file is already gone. Instead, it fails
> with "file or dir XXX does not exist". 
> 
> What do you think?

I would like something similar as well.  I synchronize a darcs
repository with a Perforce repo, and have the same situation.  Arch does
this with two different commands, which is confusing.  Perhaps an
option, or the like.

Dave




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