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Re: [PATCH] Regexp support for svn:ignore

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2006-06-20 07:16:55 CEST

On 6/19/06, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> On 6/17/06, Osku Salerma <osku@iki.fi> wrote:
> > The patch is more or less a proof-of-concept, with at least the following
> > issues to be decided/solved before it can be finished:
> >
> > * Do we even want to add a new dependency for a regexp library?
> I'm not overly thrilled with this honestly...

We already use fnmatch(), so my gut says that catches 80% of the
actual uses people want with svn:ignores - wildcards, etc. So, +0 on
adding regex support until we come up with a use for it outside of
svn:ignore - if we have regex for some other reason, this can come
along then. -- justin

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