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Re: git glob pattern in .gitignore and git command




On Sun, Jun 3, 2018 at 2:58 AM, Yubin Ruan <ablacktshirt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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?

Historical reasons mostly. '**' comes later when '*' already
establishes its place. You can use '**' too with "git add
':(glob)lib/**/*.js'". See
https://git-scm.com/docs/gitglossary#gitglossary-aiddefpathspecapathspec
-- 
Duy