[darcs-users] darcs patch: documented provenance of .tmp_versions and .DS_Store f...

Lele Gaifax lele at nautilus.homeip.net
Tue Oct 14 06:43:04 UTC 2008


On Tue, 14 Oct 2008 12:59:09 +1100
trentbuck at gmail.com (Trent W. Buck) wrote:

> > No, the pattern in question means any file or directory name
> > starting with a comma. I think this is some VCS stuff but I can't
> > remember which one.  
> 
> RCS has metadata matching ",v$" or "RCS/[^/]+,v$".  I suppose it's
> possible someone messed up the regex for that.  (Hell, it might even
> have been me.)

Arch (see http://www.gps.caltech.edu/~walter/arx/ArX-2.2.4/docs/ArX.html) 
had (has?) funny names like that, starting with two commas...

ciao, lele.
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