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asked On why touch, mv, etc., won't create subdirectories “as needed”
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comment inline conditionals for assignment
I'll be chewing on these for some time... Thanks!
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accepted inline conditionals for assignment
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asked inline conditionals for assignment
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accepted Is there a simple way to get array of all arguments that do not begin with a hyphen?
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comment Is there a simple way to get array of all arguments that do not begin with a hyphen?
ok, searching online i came across something like nohyph=(${argv##-*}). I'm not sure how robust it is...
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asked Is there a simple way to get array of all arguments that do not begin with a hyphen?
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comment “globbing” (*) comes from “global command”… Huh?
well, that too, but I was just alluding to the sheer opacity of the name grep. Hmmmm, "sheer opacity": there's an oxymoron for you!
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accepted “globbing” (*) comes from “global command”… Huh?
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comment “globbing” (*) comes from “global command”… Huh?
Regular expressions seem to be a rich source of Unix conundrums, including the one that has probably scared away, or at least mystified, the most people: grep...
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revised How to keep a line from being remembered in the history?
changed [history] tag to [command-history]
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suggested approved edit on How to keep a line from being remembered in the history?
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asked “globbing” (*) comes from “global command”… Huh?