FNMPERIOD makes little sense for find -path
<ryzokuken> the `find` binary on SmartOS is acting up.
<ryzokuken> `find . -path "*"` won't return anything
This is because of:
1020 /* 1021 * XPG4 find should not treat a leading '.' in a 1022 * filename specially for pattern matching. 1023 * /usr/bin/find will not pattern match a leading 1024 * '.' in a filename, unless '.' is explicitly 1025 * specified. 1026 */ 1027 #ifndef XPG4 1028 fnmflags |= FNM_PERIOD; 1029 #endif
This legacy behaviour is unfortunate for -name / -iname, and was unfortunately carried over
to -path / -ipath. This just doesn't seem meaningful for matching against an entire path and should be ripped out.
Updated by Electric Monk over 3 years ago
- Status changed from New to Closed
- % Done changed from 0 to 100
commit f3a525d949e26238340eb8c1f6fdcfff91fc7e65 Author: John Levon <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 2020-02-25T17:48:41.000Z 12328 FNMPERIOD makes little sense for find -path Reviewed by: Andy Fiddaman <email@example.com> Approved by: Robert Mustacchi <firstname.lastname@example.org>