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Re: regexp matching in svn?

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:34:01 +0100

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 08:17:44AM -0600, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> We've batted around the idea of allowing regexes in svn:ignore
> properties and authz files, but without proper regex support in
> Subversion we can't.

For authz (see issue #2662) we'd need an efficient way of matching
a regex against _all_ paths within a given revision. Without some
sort of cache (luckily revisions are immutable!) performance would
probably go down the drain.

The svn:ignore case is simpler.
Received on 2012-01-31 15:34:44 CET

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