fnmatch.h man page

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fnmatch.h — filename-matching types

Synopsis

#include <fnmatch.h>

Description

The <fnmatch.h> header shall define the following symbolic constants:

FNM_NOMATCH
The string does not match the specified pattern.
FNM_PATHNAME
<slash> in string only matches <slash> in pattern.
FNM_PERIOD
Leading <period> in string must be exactly matched by <period> in pattern.
FNM_NOESCAPE
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.

int fnmatch(const char *, const char *, int);

The following sections are informative.

See Also

The System Interfaces volume of POSIX.1‐2008, fnmatch()

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