[patch] syntax:plain for .hgignore
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Fri Sep 14 12:28:54 CDT 2007
On Fri, 14 Sep 2007, Johannes Hofmann wrote:
> Just realized, that the culprit for the bad performance in our case is
> the '.*' that is added in front of each pattern by regex() in util.py.
> Using syntax:regexp and preceeding each fixed pattern with a '^' makes
> things fast.
And I just noticed that in util.py they are using
What we know from our Perl stuff is the 'search' behaviour. The 'match'
matches only from the beginning of a string, so acts like
In this case they need to add '.*' in front of regexp for globs so this
gives '^.*rest_of_regexp' where a 'rest_of_regexp' with 'search' would be
fully sufficient and is probably better in terms of performance.
I'm wondering why 'match' is used here. Maybe Matt can give some insight.
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