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Re: git rm bug




> It does seem like something which could be noted in the git
> rm docs.  Perhaps you'd care to take a stab at a patch to
> add a note to Documentation/git-rm.txt Thomas?  Maybe a note
> at the end of the DISCUSSION section?

That same documentation could mention a common workaround for when someone
does really want to keep the empty directories:

$ touch ./path/to/empty/dir/.keep
$ git add ./path/to/empty/dir/.keep
$ git commit -m "Keep that empty directory because it is needed for <whatever>"

This would obviate the need for a new flag to switch behaviours.

~ Tim