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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Globbing library?
From: Nat Goodspeed (nat_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-08 10:52:44

On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Andrew Marlow <marlow.agents_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Globbing is pattern matching using conventions that grew up with unix but
> have been widely copied to other operating systems and environments. The
> rules for the patterns are very different to regular expressions and
> somewhat simpler.

For what it's worth, I believe you can mechanically translate glob
patterns to regular expressions and use the regex engine of your

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