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Default "skip files matching the regular expression" should include git #2829

cyberduck opened this issue Dec 26, 2008 · 2 comments


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The current default value for "Skip files matching the regular expression" under "Downloads" and "Uploads" on the Advanced tab of the Transfers Preference panel is:


I suggest that it be changed to:


(i.e. adding a pattern for git archives).

Pros: this rule is coherent with restricting svn data, which is already in the default.

Cons: the proposed default will prevent effective backup of local .git repositories. Maybe only the Downloads default should be modified?

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@dkocher commented

Will make this more or less match

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@dkocher commented

In 82569cf.

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