bzr add and recurse

William Dodé wilk-ml at
Mon May 30 16:55:41 BST 2005

On 30-05-2005, Martin Pool wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-05-30 at 00:44 +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
>> On Sun, 29 May 2005 21:42, William Dodé wrote:
>> > Now ``bzr add`` has recurse=True by default, i would prefer False by
>> > default, but anyway, it's not possible to choose even if the function has
>> > already this possibility.
>> I don't see the point of non-recursive mode.
> There are some cases.  One is that you only want to add some of the
> files, but you haven't set up the right ignore options.  (I'd want to
> encourage people to just get the ignore patterns right and avoid trouble
> later, but some people might not.)  Another is that you want to add the
> files across a series of commits for some reason.  Of course in either
> case you can just add the lot and then remove the ones you don't want.  
> I've just added --no-recurse but the default is to recurse down.  I love
> 'bzr add .'

Is there (or will be) a way to see wich files will be added recursivly 
before ?

William Dodé -

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