How do I remove/unlink wildcarded files

Ervin Hegedüs airween at gmail.com
Fri Jan 2 15:10:09 CET 2015


Hi Chris,

On Sat, Jan 03, 2015 at 01:01:31AM +1100, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 3, 2015 at 12:51 AM, Ervin Hegedüs <airween at gmail.com> wrote:
> > it may be at the concrete example in OP is better the glob - but
> > I think in most cases the re modul gives more flexibility, I mean
> > the glob modul can handle the upper/lower chars?
> 
> I'm not sure that I'd want to. Handling case insensitivity is fine
> when you're restricting everything to ASCII, but it's rather harder
> when you allow all of Unicode. For instance, U+0069 and U+0049 would
> be considered case-insensitively equal in English, but in Turkish,
> they're different letters; U+0069 upper-cases to U+0130, and U+0049
> lower-cases to U+0131. Much safer, when you're writing generic tools,
> to simply require case sensitivity. And you can't easily know whether
> the file system is case-sensitive, case-retaining, or case-folding;
> you could easily have multiple mounts that differ, so
> "/home/rosuav/foo/bar/quux" might be the same as
> "/home/rosuav/FOO/bar/quux", but the other four components are all
> case sensitive. Yes, it really is possible.

I didn't want to solve the OP's problem - I just gave an idea.
Here was another possible solution, I think the OP can choose the
right one :)


Cheers:

a.


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