Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2020 14:28:59 -0300 From: Érico Nogueira <ericonr@...root.org> To: "Mark Wielaard" <mark@...mp.org>, <elfutils-devel@...rceware.org>, <musl@...ts.openwall.com> Cc: Érico Rolim <erico.erc@...il.com> Subject: Re: [QUESTION] Which fnmatch() functionality does elfutils depend on? On Mon Oct 26, 2020 at 3:10 PM -03, Mark Wielaard wrote: > Hi Érico, > > On Mon, 2020-10-26 at 12:03 -0300, Érico Nogueira via Elfutils-devel > wrote: > > Do elfutils program actually depend on the extra functionality > > enabled by > > FNM_EXTMATCH? Is changing the flag to have no effect a "bug"? > > Yes. The extended wildcard pattern is relied upon by both > eu-strip with > > --keep-section=SECTION Keep the named section. SECTION is an > extended wildcard pattern. May be given > more than once. > > and eu-elfcompress with > > -n, --name=SECTION SECTION name to (de)compress, SECTION is an > extended wildcard pattern (defaults to > '.?(z)debug*') > > In the eu-strip case it might be reasoned that instead of a > wildcard pattern the user might most of the time simply provide > a section name as is (especially since the option may be given > multiple times). But in the case of eu-elfcompress the > program relies on the default SECTION name being an extended > wildcard pattern. So not supporting FNM_EXTMATCH breaks the > default functionality of eu-elfcompress. > > Cheers, > > Mark Understood, thank you. I'm replying to the musl mailing list as well, then, to hopefully gather more opinions, since I don't know what the best way of solving this would be. Thanks, Érico
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