On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:22:04PM +0000, shawn wilson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:09 PM, Andreas Schwab <sch...@linux-m68k.org>
> > shawn wilson <ag4ve...@gmail.com> writes:
> >> and once it's added, status says:
> >> # renamed: t2 -> t2/one/test
> >> that's not exactly true, but...
> > What's wrong with it? Both files have the same contents, which is the
> > link target for symlinks.
> ok, you're right about that (another test where i changed where the
> symlink pointed):
> # deleted: test
> # new file: test/one/t3
> however (what got me started wondering about this and a point i forgot
> about) - t2/one/test doesn't show up under 'untracked files' in in
> status that scenario. shouldn't it?
Yes, I think that is a bug.
My guess is that the presence of "test" in the index fools us from
descending into the directory. And indeed, if you try "git status
-uall", you will see the untracked file. So it is something with the
directory traversal cutoff in the regular "-unormal" mode.
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