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git glob pattern in .gitignore and git command




To ignore all .js file under a directory `lib', I can use "lib/**/js" to match
them. But when using git command such as "git add", using "git add lib/\*.js"
is sufficient. Why is this difference in glob mode?

I have heard that there are many different glob mode out there (e.g., bash has
many different glob mode). So, which classes of glob mode does these two
belong to? Do they have a name?

Yubin