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Doc Bug #78089 glob() documentation detail pattern argument
Submitted: 2019-05-31 10:53 UTC Modified: 2019-07-13 17:39 UTC
From: php-bugs at allenjb dot me dot uk Assigned: girgias (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Documentation problem
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 [2019-05-31 10:53 UTC] php-bugs at allenjb dot me dot uk
The PHP glob() manual page doesn't make clear what you can actually do with this function - you have to know to look up the libc glob documentation to find out more information.

The page should either include or link to some details of what syntax / placeholders developers can expect to be able to use - something like the top section of


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 [2019-06-05 20:25 UTC]
-Summary: glob() documentation detail level +Summary: glob() documentation detail pattern argument -Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2019-06-05 20:25 UTC]
Is what you are asking to have a better description of some of the potential patterns usable with glob()?
As there is no "level" I'm not entirely sure what you mean.
 [2019-06-06 17:14 UTC] php-bugs at allenjb dot me dot uk
-Status: Feedback +Status: Open
 [2019-06-06 17:14 UTC] php-bugs at allenjb dot me dot uk

By "detail level" I meant "level of detail" or "amount of detail".
 [2019-06-08 16:02 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Assigned -Assigned To: +Assigned To: girgias
 [2019-06-08 16:02 UTC]
Gotcha, will try to fix this ASAP.
 [2019-07-13 17:33 UTC]
Automatic comment from SVN on behalf of girgias
Log: Fix Doc Bug #78089

Add special characters which can be utilized in a glob pattern.

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 [2019-07-13 17:39 UTC]
-Status: Assigned +Status: Closed
 [2019-07-13 17:39 UTC]
Sorry this took way longer than it should.
Hope the change is okay, if not reopen.

Also, the changes take some time to propagate.
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