Re: [PATCH] Clarified documentation of --exclude-per-directory.

From: Junio C Hamano <junkio@cox.net>
Date: 2006-09-26 15:11:07
Shawn Pearce <spearce@spearce.org> writes:

> Tommi Virtanen noted on #git today that
>
>   git ls-files --exclude-per-directory
>
> doesn't appear to work as advertised by the documentation unless
> --others is also used.  According to the current source code this
> is the case as the --exclude-per-directory file isn't read unless
> we are iterating over the working directory, which only happens
> with --others.

I am puzzled by this problem description.

If we _were_ to read --exclude-per-directory file when we are
not doing --others, what better behaviour would we get out of
the command?

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