On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 08:59:08PM +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 06:01:52PM +0000, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > > Branko Čibej wrote on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:24 +0100:
> > > > Or use a different set of match chars on Windows instead of * and ?, as
> > > > a hacky but usable workaround. [...]
> > > a magic prefix, so «--search "nostar:foo#bar%"» [...]
> > define some mapping between our fnmatch special chars
> > [...] Windows users would [...] use the set of chars which works for them.
> Reality check, please!
> This is meant to be a simple feature to help people find files, is it not?
> Magic prefixes and non-standard wildcard chars are a non-starter for
> It would be better to disable the whole '--search' option, or the wildcard
> support in it, on the Windows CLI.
I think we should keep coming up with more ideas until somebody gets enough
of it all and sends a patch to remove our dependency on setargv.obj :)
Received on 2017-12-19 11:06:45 CET