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Re: Issue 493

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2001-10-05 17:13:36 CEST

On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 04:13:33PM +0100, peter.westlake@arm.com wrote:
> 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?
>
Not much, I guess a recursive add is an import, and a non-recursive import
is an add. With the slight difference that import includes the commit
whereas add merely schedules the additions.
> >
> >No need to distinguish between `.' and other dirs, they're all just
> >dirs.
>
> Good - it would be very unpleasant if "svn cmd ." and "svn cmd `pwd`"
> behaved differently.
That wasn't what I meant, I meant that svn cmd dir and "cd dir && svn cmd"
would behave differently. But the point is moot, since I like Karls idea better
too.
>
> ....
> > 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.

Yes.
>
> Peter.
>

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