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fnmatch.h — filename-matching types
header shall define the following symbolic
- The string does not match the specified pattern.
- <slash> in string only matches <slash>
- Leading <period> in string must be exactly
matched by <period> in pattern.
- Disable backslash escaping.
The following shall be declared as a function and may also be defined as a
macro. A function prototype shall be provided.
The following sections are informative.
int fnmatch(const char *, const char *, int);
The System Interfaces volume of POSIX.1‐2008, fnmatch()
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Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable
Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue
7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013
Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) In the event of any discrepancy between this
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