Re: gitignore broken in git slash checks leading dirs

From: Johannes Sixt
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 04:55:34 EST

Jiri Slaby schrieb:
> having 'linux' line in .gitignore makes 'include/linux/vga_switcheroo.h'
> to be ignored

That's the behavior that I would expect.

> though the documentation says:
> ***
> 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".

-- Hannes

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