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Re: Issue 493

From: <peter.westlake_at_arm.com>
Date: 2001-10-05 17:13:33 CEST

On 2001-10-04 23:19:18 kfogel wrote:
>Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin@pilch-bisson.net> wrote nearly this:
>> add non-recursive switchable (becomes import??)

Peter.This may be a silly question, but what is the difference between add
and import?

>> The other issue is what behaviour does --non-recursive have. My idea
was t=
>> hat
>> if the target is '.' then is works on all files/dirs in the present dir.
>> the target is a non-'.' dir, then it will work exclusively on the dir.
>Something like that. A simpler way to say it might be:
> When a command is run non-recursively, each dir argument received
> is treated like this: the command is run on all the files in the
> dir, but not on subdirectories. File arguments are treated
> normally, of course.
>No need to distinguish between `.' and other dirs, they're all just

Good - it would be very unpleasant if "svn cmd ." and "svn cmd `pwd`"
behaved differently.

> A simple and consistent solution is to say that
>non-recursive means "ignore all directories other than the ones
>actually specified to the command". Easy to implement, too. :-)
>How does that sound?

That sounds a lot cleaner.


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