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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Efficiently find out if <file> is source or not

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Efficiently find out if <file> is source or not
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 20:20:59 -0800 (PST)

    > From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>

    > > The closest thing to hope, for K.I.S.S. fans, is that `inventory'
    > > eventually gets factored out and takes its place in some abstract
    > > pantheon alongside `find' as a fundamental way to look at a big tree.

    > Note that I don't really mind running `tla inventory'.
    > Ideally, I'd like to find the answer even when tla is not installed, but
    > I understand it's unlikely to happen any time soon.  But what I really 
    > is an efficient way to get the answer, with or without tla.
    > Right now, even with tla I can't get the answer without potentially
    > traversing the whole tree, even though I only want to know the sourceness
    > status of one file.

    > I.e. I just need to be able to say something like
    >    tla inventory --source <file>

    > rather than

    >    tla inventory --source `dirname <file>` | grep <file>

Ah!  Well, yeah -- small matter of hacking, that.


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