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Re: lynx-dev [PATCH] install-help on OS/2

From: David Combs
Subject: Re: lynx-dev [PATCH] install-help on OS/2
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 22:03:52 -0700

On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 11:46:16AM -0400, Larry W. Virden wrote:
> $ /bin/sh
> lwv26awu (!) $ case "/tmp" in
> > /[a-zA-Z]* ) echo "Found" ;;
> > * ) echo "Not found" ;;
> > esac
> Found
> I don't remember a time when I couldn't use regular expressions like
> this in a bourne shell - been writing bourne shells since ... umm ...

That's not a regex, I believe; it's a "glob", the kind of
expression you can use for args to ls, etc.  For generating
(or picking out) FILE names (and ONLY file names).

At least I believe what it is.


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