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Re: [Monotone-devel] restrictions: disabling recursion

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] restrictions: disabling recursion
Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 01:23:55 -0500
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"Zack Weinberg" <address@hidden> writes:

> 2008/2/19 Zbigniew Zagórski <address@hidden>:
>>  while fighting with my first lua test (for automate
>>  get_current_revision) I've found that restrictions are rather
>>  surprising when using --depth=0 command. Reference says that
>>  "... For example, n=0 disables recursion ..."
>>  and i think that it's not absolutely true.
> You've run afoul of this, I think:
>   // FIXME: this uses depth+1 because the old semantics of depth=0 were
>   // something like "the current directory and its immediate children". it
>   // seems somewhat more reasonable here to use depth=0 to mean "exactly
>   // this directory" and depth=1 to mean "this directory and its immediate
>   // children"
> The "old" behavior has been preserved in the name of backward
> compatibility.  I'd have no objection to calling a flag day and
> introducing the more sensible semantics you suggest (which are the
> same as the ones suggested in the comments).  What do
> other people think?

I've never used --depth, so this works for me.

-- Stephe

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