[RFC] make copy & rename behave like cp -r & mv

Jordan Breeding jordan.breeding at mac.com
Sat Sep 24 12:22:12 CDT 2005


I too am interested in this.

On Sep 23, 2005, at 20:47 , Matt Mackall wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 03:26:25AM +0200, Robin Farine wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> The patch below changes docopy(), the code common to the copy and
>> rename commands, so that these commands behave like the UNIX cp -r
>> and mv commands respectively. The patch also removes the commands'
>> --parents option whose functionality, I believe, can be reproduced
>> with the proposed modification.
>>
>> If there is any interest in this patch, I am willing to provide test
>> cases for it.
>>
>
> I'm interested. Don't know if Bryan has any time to comment on it.
>
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