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Re: [DESIGN] Enhanced svn:ignore syntax

From: Brad <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2006-01-18 14:11:13 CET

> Though perhaps true regex support is a solution in search of a
> problem:
> do we have a clear idea about what people would actually like to do,
> that they can't now?

For me, I'd simply like the ability to be able to make the ignores
case-insensitive without having to resort to something like
"*.[Oo][Bb][Jj]", which tends to make my ignore line *really* long.
Being on Windows, I don't care whether a file is named test.obj,
test.Obj or test.OBJ, they are all the same.

Note that doesn't mean I think the *default* should be
case-insensitivity should be the default, I realize that not every OS
handles case properly like Windows does (ducking&running), but I would
like to see a more compact syntax if possible, even if it's just a flag
somewhere that says "ignores are case-insensitive".


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