in reply to A conversation with a C programmer
I have to scratch my head about the C programmer who is not already familiar with glob().
I've been using C for best part of 25 years, but I'd never encountered glob() until I used Perl.
Guilty. I just did a man glob and discovered it's right there in the libraries. Wow. I'd always used the findfirst and findnext functions before.
I used C from 1981 regularly till about 1998, when I moved over to Perl, and during that time I'd never seen a glob function in the C run time libraries I used
So, go ahead, scratch away.
Alex / talexb / Toronto
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