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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.


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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