Stefano Lattarini wrote:
> On 10/02/2012 09:21 AM, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
>> I've often found the '**' (extended) shell glob useful for matching
>> any string crossing directory boundaries: it's especially useful if
>> you only have a toplevel .gitignore, as opposed to a per-directory
>> .gitignore. Unfortunately, .gitignore currently uses fnmatch(3), and
>> doesn't recognize '**'. Would extending the .gitignore format to
>> accept this be a useful feature? Would it involve re-implementing and
>> extending fnmatch, or is there some other way?
> I think there is a topic in flight about this:
Ah, yes. Thanks.
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