On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 11:35 AM, Duy Nguyen <pclo...@gmail.com> wrote:
> :(glob) magic
> =============
> This magic is for people who want globbing. However, it does _not_ use
> the same matching mechanism the non-magic pathspec does today. It uses
> wildmatch(WM_PATHNAME), which basically means '*' does not match
> slashes and "**" does.
> Global option --glob-pathspecs is added to add :(glob) to all
> pathspec. :(literal) magic overrides this global option.

I forgot one thing. The current pathspec behavior, the pattern "[a-z]"
would match a file named "[a-z]" (iow, wildcards are also considered
literal characters). Do we want to keep this behavior in :(glob)? To
me it's a surprise factor and therefore not good. But common sense may
be different.
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