In bash I often use for-loops such as the following
for file in *.type; do
to perform an operation for all files matching
*.type. If no file with this ending is found in the working directories the asterisk is not expanded and usually I will get an error message saying that somecommand didn't find the file. I can immediately think of several ways to avoid this error. But adding a conditional does not seem to be very elegant. Is there a short and clean way to achieve this?