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--- pathname pattern-matching types
header shall define the structures and symbolic constants used by the
header shall define the
structure type, which shall include at least the following members:
size_t gl_pathc Count of paths matched by pattern.
char **gl_pathv Pointer to a list of matched pathnames.
size_t gl_offs Slots to reserve at the beginning of gl_pathv.
header shall define the
type as described in
header shall define the following symbolic constants as values for the
Append generated pathnames to those previously obtained.
Specify how many null pointers to add to the beginning of
to return on error.
Each pathname that is a directory that matches
does not match any pathname, then return a list consisting of only
Disable backslash escaping.
Do not sort the pathnames returned.
header shall define the following symbolic constants as error
The scan was stopped because GLOB_ERR was set or (*errfunc)()
The pattern does not match any existing pathname, and GLOB_NOCHECK was
not set in
An attempt to allocate memory failed.
The following shall be declared as functions and may also be defined
as macros. Function prototypes shall be provided.
int glob(const char *restrict, int, int(*)(const char *, int),
void globfree(glob_t *);
The following sections are informative.
The System Interfaces volume of POSIX.1-2008,
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