On Mon, 2005-07-25 at 12:58 -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote: > Catalin Marinas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > >> An exclude pattern is of the following format: > > [...] > > > > That's fine. Actually, the Porcelain would care much about it since it > > gets the information already filtered by git. > > Your saying "fine" is a relief. This change aims at helping > Porcelain people by making it less likely for Porcelain to need > its own filtering. As you say, if ls-files filters more than > the Porcelain wants, that's a bigger problem.
I don't plan to add any additional filtering in StGIT. What I meant above was that Porcelain would not care much about the patterns. The user should cope with what git provides, nothing more. With these git patches, I think there are enough features for filtering. > > Wouldn't it be clearer to have the general rules first (*.html), > > overridden by the more specific ones (!foo.html)? Just my opinion, I > > don't know what others think. > > I do not know, either, but I do know it is consistent with the > "first match determines fate" rule and cleaner to implement. I also don't have a strong preference for this and the "first match" rule clarifies it (otherwise, you could have pushed them on a list in reverse order). -- Catalin - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html