Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/10/18/00:17:22

From: Erik Max Francis <max AT alcyone DOT com>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: A really simple program
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 1997 19:51:29 -0700
Organization: Alcyone Systems
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Chris Frolik wrote:

> And I didn't get the output I expected -- It printed out all of the
> files in the directory with the extension ".C".  I can see how this
> can
> be useful -- but what if I want to pass "*.c" literally as the first
> argument? (which I want to be able to do in a program I wrote).  It
> seems to me this is impossible to do.

Quote it:

    test "*.c"

          Erik Max Francis, &tSftDotIotE / mailto:max AT alcyone DOT com
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