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FNMATCH(3)		   Linux Programmer's Manual		    FNMATCH(3)

NAME
       fnmatch - match filename	or pathname

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<fnmatch.h>

       int fnmatch(const char *pattern,	const char *string, int	flags);

DESCRIPTION
       The  fnmatch()  function	checks whether the string argument matches the
       pattern argument, which is a shell wildcard pattern.

       The flags argument modifies the behaviour; it is	the bitwise OR of zero
       or more of the following	flags:

       FNM_NOESCAPE
	      If  this	flag is	set, treat backslash as	an ordinary character,
	      instead of an escape character.

       FNM_PATHNAME
	      If this flag is set, match a slash in string only	with  a	 slash
	      in pattern and not, for example, with a [] - sequence containing
	      a	slash.

       FNM_PERIOD
	      If this flag is set, a  leading  period  in  string  has	to  be
	      matched  exactly by a period in pattern.	A period is considered
	      to be leading if it is the first character in string, or if both
	      FNM_PATHNAME  is set and the period immediately follows a	slash.

       FNM_FILE_NAME
	      This is a	GNU synonym for	FNM_PATHNAME.

       FNM_LEADING_DIR
	      If this flag (a GNU extension) is	set, the pattern is considered
	      to  be  matched if it matches an initial segment of string which
	      is followed by a slash.  This flag is mainly  for	 the  internal
	      use of glibc and is only implemented in certain cases.

       FNM_CASEFOLD
	      If  this	flag  (a GNU extension)	is set,	the pattern is matched
	      case-insensitively.

RETURN VALUE
       Zero if string matches pattern, FNM_NOMATCH if there  is	 no  match  or
       another non-zero	value if there is an error.

CONFORMING TO
       ISO/IEC	9945-2:	 1993  (POSIX.2).  The FNM_FILE_NAME, FNM_LEADING_DIR,
       and FNM_CASEFOLD	flags are GNU extensions.

SEE ALSO
       sh(1), glob(3), scandir(3), glob(7)

GNU				  2000-10-15			    FNMATCH(3)

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