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Re: shouldn't /+(??) capture 2 letter files only?

From: Rene Herman
Subject: Re: shouldn't /+(??) capture 2 letter files only?
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 00:25:58 +0100
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On 12/14/2012 11:29 PM, gregrwm wrote:

well what i actually wanted was to conjure an expression that selected
a small few files, and then invert the expression, in particular i
wanted to isolate all 2 letter names plus a few other names, and then
invert, so that the aforementioned were not in the selection.  perhaps
that's just a tad beyond what a bash expression can do (without
writing a loop)?

(shopt -s extglob)

echo !(??|foo|bar)

or if you want to loop over those files, "for FILE in !(??|foo|bar); do echo "$FILE"; done" and so on.


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