[issue712] RFE: Include/Exclude (Ignore/Attend)
mercurial-bugs at selenic.com
Wed Aug 29 02:13:40 CDT 2007
New submission from Jonathan Shapiro <shap at eros-os.com>:
There is a functional limitation in the hgignore mechanism: once an RE is in
place it cannot be refined. Example: there is no straightforward way to express
"ignore *.mumble but not a/**/b/*.mumble.
Turns out this is straightforward to do. A rough, concrete proposal is at
If there is consensus to try it, I might be willing to take a whack at it.
title: RFE: Include/Exclude (Ignore/Attend)
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