fnmatch.h(0P) POSIX Programmer's Manual fnmatch.h(0P)

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fnmatch.h — filename-matching types

#include <fnmatch.h>

The <fnmatch.h> header shall define the following symbolic constants:
The string does not match the specified pattern.
<slash> in string only matches <slash> in pattern.
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.

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

The following sections are informative.




The System Interfaces volume of POSIX.1‐2017, fnmatch()

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1-2017, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, 2018 Edition, Copyright (C) 2018 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

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