Fighting with empty github directories...and EGit

Occasionally I run into an issue where if I do a refactoring on my git project in eclipse that requires renaming a folder those folders will still show up on the github website (completely empty) even though they are not in the local workspace.

It appears that happens only when I commit the changes through eclipse via EGit via JGit. It appears to be

Anyway the easiest way to fix this is to do a commit outside of eclipse via the command line git. Once pushed to the remote the empty folders disappear.

tags: git github
Cody Lerum - February 28, 2011

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