[Rake-devel] FileList#exclude and globbing patternsl

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Tue Nov 4 05:48:44 EST 2008

On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 12:54 AM, Ittay Dror <ittay.dror at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jim Weirich wrote:
>> On Nov 3, 2008, at 6:28 AM, Ittay Dror wrote:
>>> When using FileList#exclude with a globbing pattern, it uses Dir[pat] to
>>> get all files matching the pattern and then adds them to an ignore list
>>> which is then converted to a regular expression.
>>> This process is very slow. Why not use File.fnmatch?
>> Good question.  The biggest reason is probably that I'm not familiar with
>> fnmatch.
>> Want to supply a patch?
> sure. i get an error page trying to access
> http://github.com/jimweirich/rake/tree/master, do you know why?

GitHub sometimes comes and go. I suggest you "git clone" from it and
work offline to create the patches ;-)

Luis Lavena
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