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Re: [Bug-stow] [Patch] Option to exclude files for stow/unstow.

From: Gaël Roualland
Subject: Re: [Bug-stow] [Patch] Option to exclude files for stow/unstow.
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2002 21:28:55 +0200

Cedric Ware a écrit :
> > > - the regexps are forced to "^$", as I wouldn't necessarily expect
> > >   "-e 00README" to exclude a "_00README.first" file; I don't know
> > >   whether it is a good or a bad thing;
> >
> > I don't really know.. since it is easy to add ^$ to the supplied regexp
> > by hand, it would probably be more general to not add it by default.
> I thought of the kind of user who wouldn't know what a regexp is and
> might be surprised.  But the more I look at it the less I like it...
> A good compromise would have been shell-like file-globbing (like "0*z"
> instead of "^0.*z$") but I don't know how to do it.

I think too that using a shell pattern might be easier. Guillaume, what
do you think ?
By the way do we have access to fnmatch from perl ? If not, we'll have
to emulate it with regexps.

> > Looks nice to me. Maybe building a single regexp by or'ing the various
> > excludes would be faster ?
> Why, silly me, of course!  Do you want a revised patch or will you
> integrate it directly?

Let's see what kind of matching we use first :)


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