using native regedit

Greg Turner gmturner007 at
Wed Oct 23 13:17:37 CDT 2002

On Wednesday 23 October 2002 09:05 am, Jeff Smith wrote:
> I did some testing and found that
> *\\whatever.exe does not work, while
> *whatever.exe does.
> In case anyone thinks to themselves, "but that
> could cause problems for xwhatever.exe!",
> I tested further and found that it only
> affects programs with the name whatever.exe
> and not those such as xwhatever.exe.

This is really confusing IMO. When people see *[filename]
they're going to think of shell globbing, whether we 
want them to or not.  Perhaps "*\\whatever" /should/
be the supported syntax?


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