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138278Re: Not working wildcards in findfile()

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  • Christian Brabandt
    Jun 21, 2013
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      Hi Markus!

      On Do, 20 Jun 2013, Markus Braun wrote:

      > I have a question about using wildcards in the path argument to findfile()
      > function. When running these commands
      > mkdir -p "test/dir-1/" && touch "test/dir-1/foo"
      > mkdir -p "test/dir-2/" && touch "test/dir-2/foo"
      > mkdir -p "test/dir-3/" && touch "test/dir-3/foo"
      > vim -u NONE -c "echo string(findfile('foo', 'test/*', -1))|call input('press ENTER to exit')|q"
      > vim -u NONE -c "echo string(findfile('foo', 'test/dir-*', -1))|call input('press ENTER to exit')|q"
      > I would expect vim to output both times the same output of
      > ['test/dir-1/foo', 'test/dir-2/foo', 'test/dir-3/foo']
      > but the second vim instance only gives
      > []
      > I don't understand this behavior. What am I doing wrong here?

      Looks like a bug. I almost have a working patch. I need to test it some

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