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From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@crashcourse.ca>
To: René Scharfe <l.s.r@web.de>
Cc: Git Mailing list <git@vger.kernel.org>, Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>, Paul Smith <paul@mad-scientist.net>
Subject: Re: "git rm" seems to do recursive removal even without "-r"
Date: Sun, 8 Oct 2017 08:45:15 -0400 (EDT)
Message-ID: <alpine.LFD.2.21.1710080843320.22844@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
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On Sun, 8 Oct 2017, René Scharfe wrote:

> [My SMTP server still refuses to accept emails to rpjday@crashcourse.ca
>  and reports "mailbox unavailable" and "invalid DNS MX or A/AAAA resource
>  record."  So just replying to the list.]
>
> Am 08.10.2017 um 13:56 schrieb Robert P. J. Day:
> >    but as i asked in my earlier post, if i wanted to remove *all* files
> > with names of "Makefile*", why can't i use:
> >
> >    $ git rm 'Makefile*'
> >
> > just as i used:
> >
> >    $ git rm '*.c'
> >
> > are those not both acceptable fileglobs? why does the former clearly
> > only match the top-level Makefile, and refuse to cross directory
> > boundaries?
> >
> >    $ git rm -n 'Makefile*'
> >    rm 'Makefile'
> >    $
>
> Try:
>
> 	$ git rm -n '*Makefile'
>
> The whole path is considered.  The asterisk there matches any
> directory part -- but also any file name prefix.  Check the entry
> for "pathspec" in gitglossary(7) for more details.

  but "*Makefile" is not the wildcard pattern i'm interested in.

rday

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Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-10-07 18:39 Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 19:04 ` Todd Zullinger
2017-10-07 19:12   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 19:29     ` Jeff King
2017-10-07 19:32       ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 19:38         ` Jeff King
2017-10-07 19:43           ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 21:05             ` Theodore Ts'o
2017-10-07 21:40               ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-07 21:44             ` Paul Smith
2017-10-07 21:55               ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08  4:20                 ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-08  9:07                   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 11:37                     ` Kevin Daudt
2017-10-08 11:56                   ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 12:23                     ` Martin Ågren
2017-10-08 12:39                     ` René Scharfe
2017-10-08 12:45                       ` Robert P. J. Day [this message]
2017-10-10 11:52                     ` Heiko Voigt
2017-10-11  8:31                       ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 14:32                 ` Paul Smith
2017-10-08 18:40                   ` Theodore Ts'o
2017-10-08 19:44                     ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-08 20:42                       ` Theodore Ts'o
2017-10-09 17:52                         ` Jeff King
2017-10-10  8:36                           ` Robert P. J. Day
2017-10-10  8:58                             ` Junio C Hamano
2017-10-10 12:19                             ` Paul Smith
2017-10-10 19:44                               ` Robert P. J. Day

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