On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 9:58 AM, vijay <vijay_at_collab.net> wrote:
> I am working on patch to add '--include-externals' option to 'svn list'
> [Issue #4225].
> Let me try to answer few questions in the issue comment .
> Please correct me if I am wrong.
> 1. What happens with externals inside of externals? Are they also listed?
> recursion stop at some point?
> No. Externals inside of externals are not listed which is similar in
> like other commands checkout, export. My code will read all the externals
> under given path or URL and call svn_client_list() recursively for all
> external URLs, explicitly turning off the flag 'include_externals'.
Does it make more sense to make --include-externals behave something
more like --depth rather than a simple boolean?
E.G. it'd behave like so:
No option: current behavior externals are not processed.
--include-externals or --include-externals=infinity : Fully recursive.
--include-externals=immediate : Only externals defined in the repo for
Received on 2012-10-23 23:04:39 CEST