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RE: cvs add-ing large source tree

From: Jate Sujjavanich
Subject: RE: cvs add-ing large source tree
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 15:23:09 -0400

My theory was wrong. A log file of the find ... -type f | xargs cvs add
shows that it never schedules the missing file for addition. I'm not
sure why yet.

- Jate S.

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Jones [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 2:30 PM
To: Jim.Hyslop
Cc: Jate Sujjavanich; address@hidden
Subject: Re: cvs add-ing large source tree

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

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

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