[darcs-users] post-hoc move

Hamish Allan hamish at gmail.com
Fri Jul 31 14:32:09 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 2:47 PM, Isaac
Dupree<ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org> wrote:

> But that's scary!  Unix mv overwrites the destination file, and -- on the
> surface -- darcs move seems to include such an mv!

I'd recommend trying not to think of darcs move being anything like
unix mv. Otherwise, you might end up specifying a directory as the
target for a file, meaning "move this file to this directory", whereas
darcs will treat it as "overwrite this directory with this file".

Best wishes,

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