Recursively adding files and directories in Gnu Arch

One of the little annoyances of Gnu Arch is that it does not add files and directories recursively. Not to worry, though. Here is a little shell script that can assist with that task:


# Find all files and directories, skipping ./{arch}
for FILE in `find . -path './{arch}' -prune -o -print`
        # Get rid of the leading ./
        FILE=`echo $FILE | sed -e 's/\.\///'`
        tla add "$FILE"

Skipping the script itself is left as an exercise to the reader.

Update: Simplier method indeed is

tla inventory --source --names | xargs tla add

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