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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-08 08:33:54

What I had in mind was to use Jam rules with SUBST to transform the
shell-style globbing expression into a regexp. Maybe that's too complicated;
I don't know.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>
To: <jamboost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 8:02 AM
Subject: Re: [jamboost] GLOB implemented; what to do with it?

> David Abrahams wrote:
> > I've not looked at your implementation, but I still think a rule which
> > takes a single directory name and returns all the filenames in that
> > directory would be a better way to go. Just as powerful, ultimately, and
> > simpler source code.
> This is valid observation. However, many will find shell-style globbing
> more convenient than using regexps. How this problem should be addressed,
> your opinion?
> - Volodya
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