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Re: Behavior of glob/fnmatch with square brackets


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Behavior of glob/fnmatch with square brackets
Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2003 22:09:54 +0200
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"David W. Bettis" <address@hidden> writes:

|> Greetings,
|> 
|> Consider the following snippet of code:
|> 
|> 
|>      int    result_code;
|> 
|>      /* check to see if [foo]/bar matches the pattern [foo]/* */
|>      if((result_code = fnmatch("\\[foo\\]/*", "\\[foo\\]/bar", 0)) == 0)

Code and comment disagree, so probably both are wrong.

"\\[" can't match "\\", so the rest is not even considered.

Andreas.

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