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Re: How to create bash-pattern to exclude a matching param in param expa


From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: How to create bash-pattern to exclude a matching param in param expansion&matching?
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2013 08:06:43 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.2.3i

On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 12:58:54PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 08:01:02AM +0000, Peggy Russell wrote:
> >> A variation:
> >>  
> >> shopt -s nullglob
> >> for f in ${1:-.}/*; do
> >>   if [[ "${f}" != *-IGN-* ]];
> >>     then printf -- '%s\n' "${f}"
> >>   fi
> >> done
> >
> > You missed one set of quotes:
> >
> >   for f in "${1:-.}"/*; do
> 
> That still won't handle whitespace in file names.  Probably better to
> use find instead.

Yes it will.  The glob is completely reliable.

imadev:/tmp/greg$ set -- 'dir with spaces'
imadev:/tmp/greg$ for f in "${1:-.}"/*; do printf '%s\n' "$f"; done
dir with spaces/1
dir with spaces/2
dir with spaces/file 3 spaces



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