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Re: Proposal: dirlist.d/ directory support

From: Robert Schiele
Subject: Re: Proposal: dirlist.d/ directory support
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 23:12:43 +0200
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On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 01:48:57PM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
> Robert Schiele <address@hidden> writes:
> > I'd like to make the proposal to invent dirlist.d/ directory support into
> > aclocal.  Currently the macro search path can be modified by a user by 
> > adding
> > the repective path or a pattern that includes this path to the dirlist file
> > contained in ACDIR.  This is a very useful feature if you have some 
> > additional
> > software installed on your system you want to be considered on the search.
> Debian's run-parts tool, that runs all of the scripts in a
> particular directory, limits the files that it runs to those
> whose names consist entirely of upper and lower case letters,
> digits, underscores, and hyphens.  This is useful because it
> avoids running "scripts" that are actually backups (*~) or Emacs
> auto-save files (#*#) or revision-control (*,v) or whatever.  I
> think that this is a generally good idea that any similar
> feature, such as the one you're proposing, should take into
> consideration.

I have no strong opinion on whether this is desired or not.  Thus if this idea
is generally accepted, I could easily add such a check.


Robert Schiele                  Tel.: +49-621-181-2214
Dipl.-Wirtsch.informatiker      mailto:address@hidden

"Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur."

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