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From: Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de>
To: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Cc: Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net>,
	976865@bugs.debian.org, 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: Sat, 12 Dec 2020 22:18:10 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <877dpmsoz1.fsf@mid.deneb.enyo.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20201210113508.GA28224@gondor.apana.org.au> (Herbert Xu's message of "Thu, 10 Dec 2020 22:35:08 +1100")

* Herbert Xu:

> On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 08:58:37AM +0100, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
>>
>> 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.
>
> Yes but it's really a bug in glob(3).  It should really return
> a no-match for the case in question, rather than matching and then
> returning a filename without the slash.
>
> IOW the pattern "foo\/" should not match a regular file foo.

I believe this has been reported upstream here:

  <https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=25659>

(But I have not reveiwed this particular bug thread here, sorry.)

  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-12-12 21:25 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
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 [this message]
2020-12-10 12:12     ` Herbert Xu

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