Re: gitignore broken in git slash checks leading dirs

From: Johannes Sixt
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 04:16:41 EST

Jiri Slaby schrieb:
> On 03/05/2010 10:05 AM, Johannes Sixt wrote:
>> Jiri Slaby schrieb:
>>> ***
>>> If the pattern does not contain a slash /, git treats it as a shell
>>> glob pattern and checks for a match against the pathname without
>>> leading directories.
>>> ***
>> and this citation confirms my expectation. Note that it says "pathname",
>> not "filename". 'include/linux' is a "pathname".
> What are 'leading directories' then?

'include/' is the leading directory of 'include/linux'.

The cited sentence says that the particular check considers only the last
path component of the pathname.

-- Hannes

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