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From Christopher Schultz <>
Subject Re: Supporting more general globs in loader definition?
Date Thu, 23 Jun 2011 14:51:56 GMT

On 6/23/2011 10:39 AM, Rainer Jung wrote:
> Globs in the file name and not
> the directory part is the most important use case and easy to understand
> in its consequences. So I lean towards this type of improvement right now.


  /path/to/*.jar       (allowed today)
  /path/to/foo*.jar    (proposed)
  /path/*/foo.jar      (not proposed)
  /path/**/foo.jar     (ant-style "**" for "any depth", not proposed)


Any reason not to allow globs in the non-filename path portion? I can't
really see a use case for actually wanting a path-glob but am interested
in your reasoning.


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