On 21.12.2017 14:50, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
> On 19.12.2017 11:06, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>> 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
>>> support in it, on the Windows CLI.
>> I think we should keep coming up with more ideas until somebody gets
>> of it all and sends a patch to remove our dependency on setargv.obj :)
> Well, that escalated quickly ;)
> While I liked Brane's idea for being easy to implement,
> I think Julian's point concerning usability is stronger.
> Therefore, I will go with my initial proposal to make
> 'svn ls --search' in the Windows CLI work the same as
> 'svn log --search'.
Committed in r1819036.
Received on 2017-12-22 14:06:10 CET