[its-hackers] File name wild cards

Eric Swenson eric at swenson.org
Tue Jun 1 16:57:21 CEST 2021

Hi Rick,

I'm unclear on what you are referring to regarding wildcard support in ITS.  I don't think ITS had wild card support.  It only was able to handle specific FN2, or "<" and ">".  And the handling of "<" and ">" was "smart", in that "foo23" was newer than "foo22".  Apart from the ">" and "<" handling, what do you mean by wildcards?

-- Eric

On 5/31/21, 11:19 AM, "its-hackers on behalf of rrs0 at earthlink.net" <its-hackers-bounces at its.victor.se on behalf of rrs0 at earthlink.net> wrote:

    Hi Everyone,
    Its been 40+ years since MIT-DMS, I have forgotten wild cards in ITS file names. Still remember "<" ">" for the second file name. I am starting to add file system support too "TT:RRS;ITSPKG >", the muddle package system I'm building. I want to
    Find muddle packages in my and other directories to load. Picking second file names to search for is the hard part. For me FN1 MUD or FN1 URSxxx wild work. Most of the time FN2 equal to ">" would work, What should I pick for a general
    FN2 to search for in the user directories, So far wide don't have the muddle library system to work with.

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