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RE: ls and wildcards
Karl M wrote on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 10:37 AM:
>> Subject: RE: ls and wildcards
>> Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 10:26:19 -0500
>> From: bryan.thrall
>> Karl M wrote on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 10:17 AM:
>>> Hi All...
>>> I just noticed while looking around after updating dash that "ls
>>> does not find bash and dash, but it does on my Fedora core 6 machine
>>> work. I see the issue in both 1.5 and 1.7, attached is an example in
>> I can reproduce this (for bash, anyway; I don't have dash installed),
>> $ ls /bin/*sh.exe
>> /bin/ash.exe /bin/ksh.exe /bin/ppmflash.exe /bin/sh.exe
>> /bin/bash.exe /bin/pdksh.exe /bin/rsh.exe /bin/ssh.exe /bin/wish.exe
> So it is an issue with the exe magic and ls. The .exe files are not
> Is the intended behavior?
See Eric and Corinna's replies to the mailing list; apparently, it is a
deficiency in glob() and fnmatch().
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