[PATCH] Clarify escaping in wildcard patterns documentation

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Sat Apr 19 11:22:23 MDT 2014

On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:24 AM, Erik Auerswald <auerswal at unix-ag.uni-kl.de
> wrote:

> The patch adds a sentence to the 'INCLUDE/EXCLUDE PATTERN RULES'
> section of the man page, because I noticed the issue while reading a
> strange exclude pattern ('*\.ext') that looked wrong, but worked.

Thanks for the clarification -- I read your patch too quickly, and
misunderstood its context.  I've extended the sentence in that section that
mentions how backslashes work with wildcards so that it is clearer that
there is an extra level of backslash removal for a wildcard-including

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