git annex add silently ignores non-existent files
vcs-home at adamspiers.org
Sat Dec 24 02:09:07 CET 2011
git annex add this_file_does_not_exist
does not result in a warning. This leads to confusing (lack of)
behaviour in certain cases, e.g.
generate_a_list_of_files_some_of_which_contain_spaces | xargs git annex add
would silently fail to add the files containing spaces (because you'd
need the -d or -0 switch to xargs to cope with this case).
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