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[REBOL] How to parse a filename using wildcards

From: ale870:gma:il at: 17-Jul-2007 8:04

Hello, I have a problem using FIND/ANY with wildcards. The problem is I need to find some files/dir using typical wildcards (or something similar :-) ) to filter a filename list. I tried to use FIND/MATCH/ANY, but I found a... bug (?). Please take a look the following code: foreach i read %/f/mydocs/rebol/. [ f1: (find/match/any i "view*.htm") if f1 <> none [print f1 ] ] using the syntax << find/match/any filename "view*.htm" >> the command will return (for example): introduction.htm tutorial1.htm information.html <----- WRONG! information.html is not correct! Since I didn't ask << find/match/any filename "view*.htm*" >> (see the last asterisk). Furthermore, if I use << find/match/any filename "view*.h" >> I got the same results!!! :-( I think the pattern matching is not perfect. Can you suggest me a workaround (maybe using parse? In which way?) to make a true, fully functional filter for filename, extension? Thank you for your help! -- --Alessandro