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Re: [PROPOSAL] Managing large working copies using viewspecs

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2006-07-17 20:51:04 CEST

On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 02:47:00PM -0400, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> > I suggest using a double asterisk, as in "+foo/**", to
> > represent a wildcard that is allowed to match multiple
> > levels of directories.
>
> IMHO, if we do go with viewspecs, i think we should stick with ...
> It's what people know from other VC's, and uncommon enough that i don't
> honestly care if someone whines that they name a directory "..."
>

I think rsync uses ** for a similar (the same?) purpose. OTOH, I've never
seen a '...' specification, though I'm not that familiar with P4 et al.

Regards,
Malcolm

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