Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> writes: > Pathspec mnemonic > ================= > > Are :(literal) and :(glob) used often enough to deserve a short > mnemonic (like :/ is equivalent to :(top))? Which symbols should be > used?
I do not think we should discuss this before letting people gain experience with various forms of magic; otherwise we would at best end up with a concensus guess among uninformed. > New way to specify long pathspec magic > ====================================== > > While testing the pathspec magic code, I grow tired of quoting :(glob) > every time because '(' is the start of a new shell. Which is one of > the reasons I introduce --[no]glob-pathspecs. Still I'd like a way to > specify long pathspec magic without quoting. Is this a real issue, though? Often interesting pathspecs do have shell globs in them and we have to quote them anyway. > How about making ":q/xxx/" an equivalence of ":(xxx)"? A moderately strong no from here. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html