[rsync@b] Re: rsync 2.5.6 globbing bug

Bert rsync at b.sproing.net
Sat Aug 2 09:18:40 EST 2003

> I must say I'm slightly dismayed
> by the less-than-enthusiastic response I have received - I've
> identified a problem, root-cause it and even offered to submit
> a fix - what exactly is the problem?

While I don't know about the ins-and-outs of globbing libraries (and, 
therefore, can't judge ease, etc)...

The whole "it's rare [and an obscure (imo) work around exists] so let's not 
worry about it" is a reason to reject a feature, NOT a bug fix.

As Alan already has done much and is prepared to do more of the work, I 
hope his patch is accepted.

A voice of one (or half?),

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