On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 06:13:33PM +0530, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
> The following command
>   $ git format-patch -o outgoing master
> does not ensure that the output-directory outgoing doesn't already
> exist.  As a result, it's possible for patches from two different series
> to get mixed up if the user is not careful.  Fix the problem by
> unconditionally removing the output-directory before writing to it.

I don't think this is the correct behaviour.  I can think of cases where
I would want to output multiple things into the same directory.

It may be better to issue a warning when this happens, or die and
provide a flag to let the user bypass that.
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