glob_t, glob(), glob.h or similar : where in B20.1 ?

Mumit Khan
Sun Feb 28 23:02:00 GMT 1999

On Tue, 23 Feb 1999, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> I think this was a recent change wasn't it?  glob is actually used by
> cygwin1.dll.  I think it actually used to be in libcygwin.a, but I could
> be wrong.

b19 didn't export glob export either. I never noticed it simply because
my configure scripts substitute my glob if system runtime doesn't provide

> All it should need is for glob.h to be moved to include and for glob to
> be added to cygwin.din, right?

That's all there is to it.

> I have no problems with exporting this.  As far as I can tell, this
> is actually a bug.

I'm not sure I'll call it bug. Unless of course it really did become 
part of POSIX.2 (I haven't checked if .2 has been approved yet). I 
don't have my copy of Susv2 here, but I believe it's required there 
as well.


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