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Re: [vox-tech] shell question: globbing and command arguments



On Mon, 3 Nov 2003, Bill Kendrick wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 08:58:22AM -0800, p@dirac.org wrote:
> > so if i have "backup.*" in my local directoy, my example wouldn't work?
> > i'll check that out.
> 
> No, your example was:
> 
>   scp p@remote.host:backup* .
> 
> So if you have files named, for example:
> 
>   p@remote.host:backup-me
>   p@remote.host:backup234
> 
> those'll end up being noticed by bash.  Highly unlikely that you'd have files
> with those names, though. ;)

Perhaps the first time he did it it might be unlikely.

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