Jeff King <> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 09:54:19AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:
>> Jeff King <> writes:
>> >> Actually as you are not excluding CVS, RCS, etc., and using ??* as
>> >> the starting point will exclude .git, .hg, etc. at the top, I think
>> >> we can shorten it even further and say
>> >> 
>> >>   find ??* -name Documentation -prune -o -name \*.h
>> >> 
>> >> or something.
>> >
>> > I had originally considered starting with "find *", but I was worried
>> > about shell globbing overflowing command-line limits here. "echo *" on a
>> > built tree is about 12K.
>> OK.  What I queued is still your original which is the most
>> conservative among various "fun" alternatives we have seen so far on
>> this thread, so we should be good ;-)
> The only thing I think mine does not do that Jonathan suggested is
> dropping .hg, etc. I do not know why anyone would track git in hg, but
> it might make sense to s/.git/.?/ in what I sent.
> (I noticed also that you did not queue the third patch to drop
> CHECK_HEADER_DEPENDENCIES; I'm OK if we keep it, but I wanted to make
> sure it was not an oversight).

It started as "I just ran out of time to really think about it" and
transitioned to "Ahh, I forgot that I postponed deciding" ;-)

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