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Date: Sun, 28 May 2017 17:06:45 +0200
From: Julien Ramseier <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] glob: fix / matching

> Le 28 mai 2017 à 04:55, Rich Felker <> a écrit :
>> I'm confused how this patch differs from just removing the "if (*p)"
>> condition before calling match_in_dir. Does match_in_dir actually work
>> if p points to an empty string? I thought not...
> Hmm, just removing the "if (*p)" seems to make it work; it looks like
> match_in_dir covers this case fine. I'd like a second opinion on
> whether this looks okay since I haven't touched this code in years,
> but I suspect it'll turn out to be an okay fix for now...

The "if (*p)" is needed, otherwise match_in_dir will append an empty
match when p = "". 

- Julien
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