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Some of these examples recurse and some do not. They should be different tasks. :Done. See [[Walk Directory Tree]] --[[User:Short Circuit|Short Circuit]] 11:00, 28 January 2007 (EST)

This task is unclear. When I first read it I thought it meant "print the names of the files that match a pattern. Only later did I realize that the content of the files was meant. [[User:Sgeier|Sgeier]] 00:59, 31 January 2007 (EST) :Gah. It should read names; File I/O is outside the scope of this task. I'll fix the task description, but the programming examples will need review. --[[User:Short Circuit|Short Circuit]] 09:50, 31 January 2007 (EST)

:: I don't know Ada or Haskell, the others now do the right (clarified) thing. [[User:Sgeier|Sgeier]] 01:50, 1 February 2007 (EST)

== globs ==

Using a glob is not the same as walking a directory. A number of the solutions are pointless. :Go ahead and update the task page with a more specific description; It was done once before with walking trees. (Also, sign your posts with - - ~ ~ ~ ~ (sans spaces.) --[[User:Short Circuit|Short Circuit]] 19:58, 9 October 2007 (MDT)

== What does "match a pattern" mean? ==

For example, if the pattern is "bar", do you want it to match a file named "foobarbaz"? Some examples on here do and some don't. Also, what kind of patterns are allowed? Some people use Perl regular expressions, where "." is used to represent "0 or more characters of any kind"; but some use the shell globbing syntax, which use "" to do that. So what do we want here? --[[User:Spoon!|Spoon!]] 05:37, 2 January 2009 (UTC) :: I should think that "pattern" would just mean "whatever is normal for the given language and OS." For example, what I did in BASIC on DOS (f = DIR$(".")) is different from what I'd do in a shell script on Linux. -- [[User:Eriksiers|Eriksiers]] 16:00, 7 August 2009 (UTC)