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Re: [vox-tech] bash question - file matching without globbing
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Re: [vox-tech] bash question - file matching without globbing



begin: jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us> quote
> On Wed, 6 Jun 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> 
> > is there a way to refer to more than one filename without globbing or
> > specifying an absolute pathname for each file?
> > 
> > for example, suppose i have a directory xmen with the contents:
> > 
> > /usr/local/xmen
> >   |
> >   +--- cyclops
> >   |
> >   +--- shadowcat
> >   |
> >   +--- xavier
> >   |
> >   +--- storm
> > 
> > is there a notation i can use to single out 2 files?  something like:
> > 
> >     cp /usr/local/xmen{cyclops,shadowcat} /home/xmen
> 
> Assuming cyclops and shadowcat are regular files,
> 
>  cp /usr/local/xmen/{cyclops,shadowcat} /home/xmen
> 
> > i could've sworn mike simons showed me something like this, but i can't
> > remember what the syntax was.
> 
> Yes, you did. :)
 
LOL!!!!   thank you, jeff!

pete

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