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Re: externals and sparse directories

From: Martin Schröder <martin_at_oneiros.de>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 14:32:13 +0100

2008/10/30 Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>:
> Martin Schröder wrote:
>> externals are not created unless depth=infinity. so there seems to is
>> no way to telescope into externals. IMHO that's a bug; I expect them
>> to be created like normal dirs with depth=immediates.
>>
>> Does somebody agree so that I can file abug?
>
> File externals will be supported in 1.6, and I *think* that additional depth
> parameters will also be supported, but I'm not sure. There are others on this
> list with a bit more knowledge about this topic, but I think filing a bug at
> this point would be premature. Are there any existing bugs about this topic?

Only #3216 somehow fits the search, but I don't understand it.

To recap: immediates is said to create all dirs, but it doesn't create
external dirs. While additional depth parameters might help, I don't
think they are needed.

Best
   Martin

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