Am 03.10.2012 15:42, schrieb Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy:
> On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 8:35 PM, Jens Lehmann <> wrote:
>> */foo/bar
>> */*/foo/bar
>> */*/*/foo/bar
>> Using "**/foo/bar" instead would be a great improvement
> If this "**/foo/bar" (i.e. no wildcards except one ** at the
> beginning) is popular, we could optimize this case, turning fmatch()
> into strncmp(), just like what we do for "foobar*"

I expect the logic "ignore <pattern including a slash> in any
directory depth you find it" to be one of the major use cases for
"**", so I think optimization makes sense here.
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