Re: file filtering in dpkg -i
please keep me in CC, it's rather painful to hand-craft a properly threaded
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Jean-Christophe Dubacq [Mon, 17 May 2010 23:16:26 +0200]:
> What about files included and not the directories above ?
> Maybe a directory should be included only if it contains nothing or only
> included paths. But this will make online qualification algorithm
> (excluded/included) more complicated.
Yes, we do need to account for this case. Tollef's patch has some code
for that, however, it does not currently work. I'll fix this.
For the record, I got it almost (except for above case) working now,
with --include and --exclude options. I wrote a bunch of test cases,
which now just have one failure left.
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