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Re: How cd to a directory with special characters like environment\<\-?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: How cd to a directory with special characters like environment\<\-?
Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2010 18:30:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 11:59:20AM -0400, Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
>> On Fri, 9 Apr 2010, Marc Herbert wrote:
>> > Le 08/04/2010 22:58, Peng Yu a ?crit :
>
>> > > $ mkdir environment\<\-
>> > > $ cd environmen\<\-
>> > > -bash: cd: environmen<-: No such file or directory
>
>> > In such situations I find completion (TAB) really great since it does
>> > the hard quoting work for you (and does no typo).
>
>>    That, or up-arrow (or Ctrl-P) to recall previous command.
>
> As long as we're being exhaustively thorough...
>
> ... or  cd "$_"  to reuse the last word of the previous command.
> ... or  cd !$    to reuse the last word in csh-style history expansion.

... or cd M-. (type Meta-period)

Andreas.

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