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Re: Ignore patterns should not be case sensitive (usability)

From: Henrik Sundberg <storangen_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 21:53:34 +0100

2008/3/26, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>:
> "Henrik Sundberg" <storangen_at_gmail.com> writes:
> > 2008/3/26, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>:
> >> Plus a strategy that hasn't been discussed yet: using "/" as an escape
> >> hatch, since "/" is meaningless in filename patterns (given that
> >> Subversion and most platforms already reserve it as a path separator).
> >
> > I would prefer the ability to match full paths.
> > I therefore think the "/" should be avoided.
> This would still leave leading "/" for meta syntax, since even if we
> support full path ignores someday, we wouldn't have any use for absolute
> paths.

Why not?
Wasn't that a part of the new rules for externals when solving this?


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