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Re: globstar syntax

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: globstar syntax
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 23:22:28 -0500

> > Should the globstar (**) syntax allow for partial parameter matching
> > (i.e. **.c to find all *.c files in the current directory and its sub-
> > directories)?
> No.
> The globstar syntax only allows recursive directory traversal.

However, let me add that you can achieve what you want using **/*.c.


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