Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> On 3/27/08, Anders J. Munch <ajm_at_flonidan.dk> wrote:
> > Now, is there a practical problem? Do you know of any actual real
> > life Subversion setups where widening the match of ignore patterns
> > would cause breakage?
> That's not the issue: the question we have to answer is: do you know
> that they *don't* exist?
Indeed not. Nor does anyone know for sure that there are no ignore
patterns in the wild of the form
I take it you reject that proposal on the same grounds?
Either you don't change anything at all or you allow some
propertionality in the burden of evidence.
> Well, in that case we're free to change the implementation if
> developers reach consensus. However, I think that any features we
> implement in the system should at least be consistent with the system
> itself and if possible - after that - consistent with the OSes it runs
> on. Since Subversion itself is case-sensitive, I still argue that the
> default should be case-sensitive.
Ignore patterns are used for talking about client-side files, notably
files that are not (yet) under Subversion's control. Consistency with
client-side file system rules and conventions is what matters here.
Received on 2008-03-28 13:50:21 CET