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From: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net>
To: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>, 976865@bugs.debian.org
Cc: andrew@shadura.me, dash@vger.kernel.org, peff@peff.net
Subject: Re: Bug#976865: Fwd: Bug#974900: dash removes trailing slash from script arguments
Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 08:58:37 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20201210075837.GN2297@aurel32.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201210025654.GA26577@gondor.apana.org.au>

On 2020-12-10 13:56, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> wrote:
> >
> > Can you please describe more precisely what is the problem with glob(3)?
> 
> It's stripping trailing slashes from the pattern, even when the
> name in question is a regular file.
> 
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/project/dash/patch/20201116025222.GA28742@gondor.apana.org.au/

That's the dash symptoms. glob(3) takes a pattern and just returns the
paths matching the pattern, as they are named on the filesystem. That
said, the option GLOB_MARK can return a trailing slash for all matched
path that are a directory.

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Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

  reply	other threads:[~2020-12-10  7:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-16 10:30 Andrej Shadura
2020-11-17  3:32 ` Herbert Xu
2020-12-09 12:27   ` Aurelien Jarno
2020-12-10  2:56     ` Bug#976865: " Herbert Xu
2020-12-10  7:58       ` Aurelien Jarno [this message]
2020-12-10 11:35         ` Herbert Xu
2020-12-10 15:20           ` Jeff King
2020-12-11  2:03             ` Herbert Xu
2020-12-11  2:05               ` Jeff King
2020-12-12 21:18           ` Florian Weimer
2020-12-10 12:12     ` Herbert Xu

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