[Monetdb-developers] bootstrap: why does it remove .orig files?

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Wed Dec 6 10:42:57 CET 2006


On 06-12-2006 10:38:48 +0100, Stefan Manegold wrote:
> And that's why de-boostrap asks the developer for confirmation before
> deleting any file(s).
> 
> Moreover this is open source hence 
> (1) no guarantees
> (2) use at your own risk
> (3) feel free to fix/change/improve the code
> 
> My apologies for the inconveniences caused by de-bootstrap.

That's ok.  I was just unpleasantly surprised and still a bit pissed on
my loss.  (Since pegatoo is down, there is also no chance of a backup of
the file... :( )  I replaced de-bootstrap in my scripts with a safer
alternative now, so the problem shouldn't happen any more for me.




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