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Re: [Help-bash] help

From: Charles Daffern
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] help
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2016 01:01:40 +0000
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On 07/03/16 03:44, Val Krem wrote:
> Hi John and all,
> I created several files *.txt and when I execute the this command, 
> autil +10  *txt
> It is listing the first file only!!!
Your function only deals with 2 arguments, but you are passing it
several arguments, not just 2. Bash will expand *txt to all files ending
in txt, resulting in many more arguments than you intended. To avoid
this, you should quote it:

autil +10 '*txt'

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