mr: Lazy processing of repositories

Svend Sorensen svend at
Thu Nov 3 19:12:00 CET 2011

On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 01:56:53PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Good idea! In mr git, you can now use skip = lazy to get this behavior.

Thanks for implementing this feature!

> The lazy shell function is built into mr, but this shows how it works:
>         lazy() {
>                 if [ "$MR_ACTION" = checkout ] || [ -d "$MR_REPO" ]; then
>                         return 1
>                 else
>                         return 0
>                 fi
>         }

I can't get this to work. (Maybe I'm using it incorrectly.)

How do I force mr to checkout a lazy repo? 'mr checkout' seems to ignore any
arguments, so 'mr checkout repo' skips repos that have 'skip = lazy'. If I
manually create the repo directory, mr thinks the repo is already checked out.


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