Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 16:04:44 +0100 From: Mark Wielaard <mark@...mp.org> To: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com>, Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> Cc: elfutils-devel@...rceware.org, musl@...ts.openwall.com, Érico Rolim <erico.erc@...il.com>, Max Rees <maxcrees@...com> Subject: Re: Re: [QUESTION] Which fnmatch() functionality does elfutils depend on? On Tue, 2020-10-27 at 10:19 +0100, Florian Weimer via Elfutils-devel wrote: > * Rich Felker: > > > As I stated in my other reply, I'm opposed to that because it does not > > admit implementation with the same (very desirable) big-O properties, > > and the "extmatch" syntax is not widely known or widely used. > > The syntax comes from ksh and is used in shell scripts. (bash requires > the extglob option to enable it, which makes it easy to search for > instances.) Right, it is also adopted by zsh and some other shells. The big-O properties don't really matter in this case because fnmatch is used on small input strings like file names (or in this case section names). Cheers, Mark
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