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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-04-20 13:17:57

Beman Dawes wrote:
> At 08:22 AM 4/9/2003, Christian Engström wrote:
> >In my application I need to handle paths that contain wildcards,
> such as >for example "foo/chapter?.txt" or "bar/*/index.html".
> I think that your need is both valid and commonplace, but that the
> way to handle it isn't necessarily to modify the filesystem library.
> Rather, think about using a filter iterator. See
> There are a couple of caveats: (1) I haven't actually tried it, so
> don't
> know if it is a practical solution, and (2) Dave, Jeremy, and Thomas
> are working on a major update to iterator adaptors so details may
> change once they are done.

What good is a filter iterator adaptor supposed to accomplish in this
situation ?

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