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Re: cvs add-ing large source tree

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: cvs add-ing large source tree
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 14:30:02 -0400 (EDT)

Jim.Hyslop writes:
> find's -depth argument may help; if I understand the man page correctly, it
> switches find from depth-first to breadth-first processing.

No, -depth switches *to* depth-first processing.  The default is
pre-order traversal, which means that a directory is processed before
its contents, but is not quite the same as breadth-first processing
(breadth-first would require all directories at the same level to be
processed before any of their contents).  So either the original poster
was confused or has a broken find command (or perhaps an alias that
automatically adds -depth).

-Larry Jones

This game lends itself to certain abuses. -- Calvin

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