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From: Sam Steingold <sds <at> gnu.org>
Subject: Re: using pathnames containing wildcard characters
Newsgroups: gmane.lisp.clisp.general
Date: Tuesday 31st January 2012 21:39:24 UTC (over 5 years ago)
> * Fred Cohen  [2012-01-31 10:31:28 -0800]:
>
> On 1/31/12 9:41 AM, Sam Steingold wrote:
>>
>> TRT, IMO, is to quote wild characters in some way, either escaping them
>> with backslashes or using special type of "wild strings" vs "literal
>> strings".
> Go for it.

Thanks. Are you volunteering?
http://www.cygwin.com/acronyms/#PTC

> I really think you should allow for open(directory),
> get-next-entry, etc. till last entry, and type checking on each entry
> separately. This is a far better way to allow folks to span directory
> trees without consuming arbitrary amounts of memory (and crash) for
> things like directories with 500 million files in them, etc.

http://clisp.podval.org/impnotes/syscalls.html#file-tree-walk

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