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Re: [PATCH] FAQ suggestion

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2004-08-30 21:19:56 CEST

On 30 Aug 2004 09:11:51 -0500, kfogel@collab.net wrote :

>Duncan Murdoch <subversion@murdoch-sutherland.com> writes:
>> I've still left out the "update *" example: it was what confused me
>> in the first place! Windows users aren't likely to appreciate the
>> difference between "update" and "update *", because "*" is different
>> there than in Unix: it means "all files", and can include files that
>> don't exist at the time the command is typed (but do by the time the
>> FindNextFile search gets to them).
>Hmm. Even with the difference you describe above, I still don't see
>how "update *" would behave differently on Windows than on Unix? Can
>you give an example?

It behaves the same in Unix and Windows as far as I know. I left it
out for clarity, not because it wouldn't work. I want the reader to
understand what's going on, and "update *" is just a distraction.

Duncan Murdoch

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