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That's one of those posts where I wish I could upvote more than once, or give a golden ++ :).

Like Laurent_R I think I may be guilty of recommending glob without commenting on the caveats. Partly because I rarely use the tool myself and don't know it well: I didn't know the wildcard chars beyond * and {} before that post, and the fact that the input is split on spaces had slipped my mind until I read from the same thread. I'll try to keep your meditation in mind next time I'm tempted to present glob as a magical solution to a problem.


In reply to Re: To glob or not to glob by Eily
in thread To glob or not to glob by haukex

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