I was tempted to ask this before, and the recent thread regarding "add
-u/A" [1] convinced me to.

On Sun, Jan 13, 2013 at 4:35 AM, Nguyễn Thái Ngọc Duy <pclo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> We have two ways of dealing with empty pathspec:
> 1. limit it to current prefix
> 2. match the entire working directory
> Some commands go with #1, some with #2. get_pathspec() and
> parse_pathspec() only supports #1. Make it support #2 too via

If #2 is indeed the direction we want to go, then maybe we should make
that the default behavior from parse_pathspec()? I.e. rename the flag
"PATHSPEC_EMPTY_MATCH_PREFIX" (or something). Makes sense?

Btw, Matthieu was asking where we use #1. If you do invert the name
and meaning of the flag, then the answer to that question should be
(mostly?) obvious from a re-roll of your series (i.e. all the places


 [1] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.version-control.git/213988/focus=214113
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