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Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2019 15:59:17 +0200
From: Ismael Luceno <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] glob: implement GLOB_NOMAGIC

On 26/Jul/2019 22:39, Rich Felker wrote:
> The documentation for this flag is really poor. Do you know how it's
> supposed to interact with escaped characters? Is it really supposed to
> refuse to expand to the literal pattern when the literal pattern
> contains an escaped *, ?, or [ but not a special one?

It's intended for implementing csh-style globbing, which doesn't
recognize escaping.

I don't see any reason to enforce GLOB_NOESCAPE, though.

> Otherwise I think this looks ok. Nice use of strcspn.


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