--fuzzy works with --link-dest?

Dirk Schenkewitz schenkewitz at docomolab-euro.com
Tue Aug 29 09:59:21 GMT 2006

On Saturday, 26. August 2006 19:27, Robert Siemer wrote:
> > One might want fuzzy matching to visit some --*-dest dirs and not
> > others.  It seems that detect-renamed, if enabled, should operate on
> > the same subset of the --*-dest dirs as fuzzy matching.  Thus, maybe
> > there should really be alternate forms of the --*-dest options
> > (--fuzzy-*-dest) that enable both detect-renamed and fuzzy matching
> > for that dir.  Thoughts on this?

+1 !

> You mean instead of:
> ... --link-dest ../stuff_from_yesterday
> you write:
> ... --fuzzy-link-dest ../stuff_from_yesterday
> and get the desired behaviour? Sounds good to me.  (-:

Very good, indeed. I like it. If there are different options, it should be 
easy to put warnings about slowdowns into the docs. 
And nobody is forced to use it - the behavior of the old option does not 
change, full backwards compatibility provided :-) 
I'd say, please feel free to implement it ;-)

Best regards

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