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Re: extglob and globstar don't work together?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: extglob and globstar don't work together?
Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:52:17 -0500
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On 1/15/17 2:55 PM, Grisha Levit wrote:
> Is it expected that ** work with extended pattern matching?

No, it never has worked as in your example, nor was it intended to. That's
not how it works with ksh93, either.  The `**' is basically a pathname
component.

Chet
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