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    SubjectRe: gitignore broken in git slash checks leading dirs
    Jiri Slaby schrieb:
    > On 03/05/2010 10:05 AM, Johannes Sixt wrote:
    >> Jiri Slaby schrieb:
    >>> ***
    >>> If the pattern does not contain a slash /, git treats it as a shell
    >>> glob pattern and checks for a match against the pathname without
    >>> leading directories.
    >>> ***
    >> and this citation confirms my expectation. Note that it says "pathname",
    >> not "filename". 'include/linux' is a "pathname".
    > What are 'leading directories' then?

    'include/' is the leading directory of 'include/linux'.

    The cited sentence says that the particular check considers only the last
    path component of the pathname.

    -- Hannes

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