python 2.7.12 on Linux behaving differently than on Windows

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at
Thu Dec 8 01:03:02 EST 2016

Steve D'Aprano wrote:
> I don't know any Unix programs that provide
> file spec processing.

'find' does, but only for its -name argument, and only because
it does something different with it from what the shell would
do. And you do need to quote it if it contains glob characters.


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