[PATCH] Clarify escaping in wildcard patterns documentation

Erik Auerswald auerswal at unix-ag.uni-kl.de
Sun Apr 20 07:39:35 MDT 2014

On 04/19/2014 07:22 PM, Wayne Davison wrote:
> 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
> pattern.


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