KIO::listRecursive & link

David Faure faure at
Tue Nov 23 09:41:26 GMT 2004

On Tuesday 23 November 2004 10:14, Andras Mantia wrote:
> Hi,
>  I discovered that KIO::listRecursive does not follow linked
> directories. Is this the desired behavior or a bug? 
It's obviously wanted. Would you want that copying a directory in konqueror
follows the links and copies everything under them? Naah :)

> In the former case, 
> I will update the documentation to state this explicitely.

Of course if you need a listRecursive that follows link, you could add a setter
for that and implement it - but take care of infinite recursions etc. ...

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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