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Re: [vox] Stupid User Tricks
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Re: [vox] Stupid User Tricks



I use bash, (and after writing my reply realized it probably wont work in
bash)

Jay
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 10:31 PM
Subject: Re: [vox] Stupid User Tricks


> jay, surely you don't use csh?!?   ;)
>
> just kidding, of course.
>
> pete
>
>
>
> On Tue 13 May 03, 10:09 PM, Jay Strauss <me@heyjay.com> opined:
> > That's what I figured, but didn't know what language it was in.  Thanks
(and
> > adding it to my machine now)
> >
> > Jay
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Peter Jay Salzman" <p@dirac.org>
> > To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 9:22 PM
> > Subject: Re: [vox] Stupid User Tricks
> >
> >
> > > hi jay,
> > >
> > > has nothing to do with a regex, although it certainly looks like one.
> > >
> > > i had to look twice before i realized that it's a csh style glob.
> > > basically \!* means "all arguments" in csh/tcsh.
> > >
> > > pete
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue 13 May 03,  9:01 PM, Jay Strauss <me@heyjay.com> opined:
> > > > I get what it does, but not how it does it.
> > > >
> > > > what is \!*, is this a regex?  If so it looks like "not anything",
which
> > > > obviously it can't be.
> > > >
> > > > Jay
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: "Norm Matloff" <matloff@laura.cs.ucdavis.edu>
> > > > To: <vox@lists.lugod.org>
> > > > Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 5:52 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: [vox] Stupid User Tricks
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > I had thought that everyone had rm aliased, e.g.
> > > > >
> > > > > alias rm 'mv \!* ~/Trash'
> > > > >
> > > > > Norm
>
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