[pacman-dev] [RFC][PATCH] Introduce Include key globing for pacman.conf v3

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Fri Sep 11 05:17:09 EDT 2009

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Marc - A. Dahlhaus [ Administration
| Westermann GmbH ] <mad at wol.de> wrote:
> This patch adds the ability to use Include filenames
> containing wildcards and also expands the tilde to the
> homedirectory of the executing user.
> Added a headercheck for glob.h to configure.ac.
> Added a globfree call to clean up the struct properly.
> Signed-off-by: Marc-A. Dahlhaus <mad at wol.de>

Can you provide an use-case / examples justifying this ?

I am not sure we want/need these features, and I am not sure it's a
good idea to have non-static mirrors (depending on the user executing,
depending on the files matching the glob, etc)

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