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authorOndřej Bílka <neleai@seznam.cz>2013-10-25 10:42:33 +0200
committerOndřej Bílka <neleai@seznam.cz>2013-10-25 10:44:24 +0200
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Acknowledge that fnmatch can fail. Fixes bug 14029.
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@@ -36,11 +36,8 @@ returns the nonzero value @code{FNM_NOMATCH}. The arguments
The argument @var{flags} is a combination of flag bits that alter the
details of matching. See below for a list of the defined flags.
-In @theglibc{}, @code{fnmatch} cannot experience an ``error''---it
-always returns an answer for whether the match succeeds. However, other
-implementations of @code{fnmatch} might sometimes report ``errors''.
-They would do so by returning nonzero values that are not equal to
-@code{FNM_NOMATCH}.
+In @theglibc{}, @code{fnmatch} might sometimes report ``errors'' by
+returning nonzero values that are not equal to @code{FNM_NOMATCH}.
@end deftypefun
These are the available flags for the @var{flags} argument: