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bolg is an extended version of Python’s glob module. It allows for a small amount of more features while still retaining the simplicity of glob. More specifically, bolg mimics some of the features found in BASH’s globbing algorithm.

Extensive documentation is included in the library. To view it, run pydoc3 bolg.


bolg is free software under the terms of the Apache 2.0 license. The author of bolg is Niels G. W. Serup, contactable at This is version 0.1.0 of the program.


To install bolg the easy way, run:

easy_install3 bolg

(You must be a superuser and have python3-setuptools installed to do this.)

Alternatively, you can download bolg either from or from and then install it from the downloaded file. To install bolg this way, run:

python install


bolg is a Python module. There is no command-line utility or graphical interface.


bolg uses Git for code management. To get the latest branch, download it from

$ git clone git://

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