Is it possible for the Jenkins pipeline function fileExist to handle wildcards

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Can Jenkins pipeline function fileExist handle wildcards? I have created a zip file in the workspace folder in advance.
Jul 18, 2018 in Jenkins by Tyrion anex
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3 answers to this question.

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The fileExist step does not accept wildcards.

But, if you use the ‘Pipeline Utility Steps Plugin’, you can make use of the findFiles function which accepts wildcards.

An example:

def files = findFiles glob: '**/*.zip'
boolean exists = files.length > 0
answered Jul 18, 2018 by Sophie may
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If you do not have the plug-in, you can use the shell "find". 

def exitCode = sh script: 'find -name "*.zip" | egrep .', returnStatus: true boolean exists = exitCode == 0
answered May 8, 2019 by Kalgi
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FileExists() does not support wildcards. FileFindFirst() does though, and you can check for a folder that way.

answered May 8, 2019 by Arya

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