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1209 fnmatch(3C) should mention FNM_IGNORECASE
Reviewed by: Marcel Telka <>

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-.TH FNMATCH 3C "Jul 24, 2002"
+.TH FNMATCH 3C "Jun 6, 2015"
 fnmatch \- match filename or path name

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 .ne 2
+.RS 18n
+If set, the \fIstring\fR will be transliterated to lower case before doing the
+actual match. This transliteration is done using \fBtowlower_l\fR(3C), using
+the locale of the current thread. If no locale is set, then the global locale
+is used instead.
+If not set, the match will use \fIstring\fR with no changes, making the match
+.sp 2
 .RS 18n
 If not set, a backslash character (\fB\e\fR) in \fIpattern\fR followed by any
 other character will match that second character in \fIstring\fR. In

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 character of \fIstring\fR.
+.RS 18n
 If not set, no special restrictions are placed on matching a period.
 If \fIstring\fR matches the pattern specified by \fIpattern\fR, then