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Posted 27 Aug 2002

Recursive patterned File Globbing

, 27 Aug 2002
Class and application to recursively or non-recursively match files or directories based on a wildcard pattern.
#pragma once

#include "FileGlobBase.h"

	Provides a storage list for all found files.
class FileGlobList : public FileGlobBase, public std::list< std::string >
	typedef std::list< std::string >::iterator Iterator;

	virtual void FoundMatch( const char* fileName )
		// Only add the found match if it doesn't already exist in the list.
		// This could be slow for large file lists.
		for ( Iterator it = begin(); it != end(); ++it )
			if ( stricmp( (*it).c_str(), fileName ) == 0 )
		push_back( fileName );



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