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Overwrite local file? (4 posts)

  • Started 5 months ago by CSS
  • Latest reply 5 months ago from Jim Matthews
  • CSS Member

    I can't figure it out. I have a local folder (git repo) and I want to drag an updated file in. I tried option/cmd/shift-dragging and no matter what rather than overwriting the existing file I get the dreaded "filename 1.js" result. I assume I'm missing something really, really obvious?

    Posted 5 months ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Hi,

    No, you aren't missing anything. Out of an abundance of caution, Fetch doesn't overwrite local files when it downloads, unless you're doing a mirror download and the downloaded file is newer. Unfortunately there's no way currently change this behavior.

    Thanks,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 5 months ago #

  • CSS Member

    Could you consider that as an option? It's getting a bit annoying - I either have to setup mirrors for every folder I work in, which seems overly-baroque or copy everything into a temp directory and then use Finder to overwrite things. It's even sillier, because I'm writing to a directory that's under git control, so I can always undo my mistakes anyhow...

    Edited 5 months ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Yes, I will definitely think about making it an option in a future release.

    Thanks for the feedback,

    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 5 months ago #

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