Subject: Re: Little prob with rm
To: Richard H. Wood <email@example.com>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/01/1994 12:59:19
[ On Tue, November 1, 1994 at 07:25:16 (-0600), Richard H. Wood wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Little prob with rm
> Greg A. Woods wrote:
> > [ On Mon, October 31, 1994 at 16:24:31 (-0500), Chris G. Demetriou wrote: ]
> > > Subject: Re: Little prob with rm
> > >
> > > for files, no. you get an error if you try to open
> > > /dira/dirb/dirc/file/ .
> > Of course, and this normally wouldn't be a problem for tcsh/ksh/zsh/etc
> > users, since the shell won't append a "/" to a filename expansion.
> For whatever it's worth (probably not much ;-) ) the version of tcsh
> I occasionally use at work does. So does the ksh on my sVr4 box at home.
You mean it does append a '/' on a filename? Not just on directories?
I'd say it's badly broken if that's the case.
> Maybe it's the emacs-style (set -o emacs) I use on ksh that does it for
> me. (?)
Well all the ksh-11/16/88e's I've seen don't append a '/' on a filename
expansion, but rather only on a directory name expansion done with 'ESC
ESC', and not if done with 'ESC *'. They append a ' ' on filenames
Greg A. Woods
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