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Linux in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition by Aaron Weber, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever

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Name

glob

Synopsis

                  glob 
                  wordlist
               

Do filename, variable, and history substitutions on wordlist. No \ escapes are recognized in its expansion, and words are delimited by null characters. glob is typically used in shell scripts to hardcode a value so that it remains the same for the rest of the script.

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