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Date: 2002-05-14 (16:01)
From: Alain Frisch <frisch@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Wildcard expansion/command line Q#2
On Tue, 14 May 2002, Jens Olsson wrote:

> as I dig more into the code of my program I realize that I have some
> more questions. I just hope these hasn't as obvious answers than my
> previous ones... :)
> Now, I know the shell expands any wildcard for my program, resulting in
> a argv array with all the expanded filenames in the given directory.
> Allright, nice and neat. I can deal with that.
> But what happens if I want to go recursive? As I understand it, the
> expansion made by the shell is *not* recursive itself. If my wildcard is
> *.txt I will only get expanded names for the current directory but not
> for any txt files in the subdirectories. Is this a desired behaviour?

This is a shell related question; for instance, under zsh, you can
use **/*.txt for recursive expansion.

-- Alain

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