Jeff King <p...@peff.net> writes:

> On Wed, Sep 04, 2013 at 12:01:49AM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
>
>> > The question of course is the first point Peff raised.  I am not
>> > sure offhand what the right per-project customization interface
>> > would be.  A starting point might be something like:
>> > 
>> >    --cc-trailer=signed-off-by,acked-by,reviewed-by
>> 
>> tested-by, reported-by ...
>
> Yeah, I think having the list customizable is nice, but not allowing
> some pattern matching seems unfriendly, as it requires the user to
> enumerate a potentially long list.
>
>> >    --cc-trailer='*-by'
>> > 
>> > and an obvious configuration variable that gives the default for it.
>> > That would eventually allow us not to special case any fixed set of
>> > trailers like S-o-b like the current code does, which would be a big
>> > plus.
>> 
>> What bothers me is that git normally uses gawk based patterns,
>> but send-email is in perl so it has a different syntax for regexp.
>> What do you suggest?  Make a small binary to do the matching for us?
>
> Would fnmatch-style globbing (like "*-by") be enough? That should be
> easy to do in perl.

Web query finds File::FnMatch; I do not know if that is the most
commonly used, or if it comes with the base distribution, though.
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