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Date: Fri, 29 Nov 2013 18:34:17 -0500
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: fnmatch and FNM_CASEFOLD

On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 12:42:49PM -0500, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 05:59:12PM +0800, orc wrote:
> > Hi list,
> > 
> > This one really terrorized me well. Musl defines FNM_CASEFOLD in
> > fnmatch.h but really does nothing when this flag is passed to
> > function. This breaks busybox find -iname I believe, instead of file
> > list matching "Test" among with "test" i get only those which
> > contain "test" in their names with -iname "test". Missed lot of
> > files because of it.
> > Wishing this fixed or such define being removed.
> I think this is a reasonable request. FNM_CASEFOLD is problematic to

I'd also like to remove FNM_LEADING_DIR, which is unsupported by musl
and documented in the man page as:

    "This flag is mainly for the internal use of glibc and is
    implemented only in certain cases."


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