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Jun
30
asked How to make a variable from a subshell available in the parent shell
Jun
23
comment What is the correct form of the HostnameSuffixes SSH keyword?
Wouldn't the sort of thing you're doing in your examples be accomplished as well with Host leguin williams\n HostName %h.gilles.name\n UserName gilles?
Jun
23
accepted What is the correct form of the HostnameSuffixes SSH keyword?
Jun
23
comment What is the correct form of the HostnameSuffixes SSH keyword?
Okay, I missed that mention of it... I guess that's fairly clear there that it's a new option. Thanks!
Jun
23
comment What is the correct form of the HostnameSuffixes SSH keyword?
Yes, but the change initially proposed was not HostnameSuffixes, so it appeared to me that that was an existing keyword. Apparently, if I understand you correctly, you're saying that HostnameSuffixes was being implicitly also proposed as another change, but never explicitly mentioned as such?
Jun
22
revised What is the correct form of the HostnameSuffixes SSH keyword?
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Jun
22
revised What is the correct name for the “>” command
clarifying: > might "add" to an existing file, but it would first clobber the existing contents; "append" makes the situation crystal clear
Jun
22
comment What is the correct name for the “>” command
Very nice quick reference list, but doesn't <<- remove leading tabs and spaces?
Jun
22
suggested suggested edit on What is the correct name for the “>” command
Jun
22
asked What is the correct form of the HostnameSuffixes SSH keyword?
Mar
28
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
6
awarded  Notable Question
Feb
20
accepted Does a duplicate entries in a PATH variable revoke the precedence given by the first entry?
Feb
19
comment Does a duplicate entries in a PATH variable revoke the precedence given by the first entry?
aha! Yes I should have thought of that. The fact that things changed after manually altering my PATH was just coincidence of timing. Makes perfect sense now.
Feb
19
asked Does a duplicate entries in a PATH variable revoke the precedence given by the first entry?
Feb
19
revised Is it possible to find out which files are setting/adding to environment variables, and their order of precedence?
spelling correction and some extra nonsense to force SE to allow me to make the first change
Feb
19
suggested suggested edit on Is it possible to find out which files are setting/adding to environment variables, and their order of precedence?
Feb
14
comment Easily get a particular column from output without sed or awk
Actually, the problem here is that the function doesn't take arguments, so it's very narrowly focussed on a specific case, and is not flexible. If you could work out the quoting so that you can pass arguments into it, that would be useful. And of course remove everything before the pipe, so you can use it with any arbitrary input, and specify which columns you want.
Feb
14
comment Easily get a particular column from output without sed or awk
That's an overly-narrow definition of "futz". Would you prefer I used "fiddle"? I'm in no way disputing the value of sed or awk, just pointing out that I don't want to shift focus from one thing to another.
Feb
10
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