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Re: shopt suggestion

From: Martijn Dekker
Subject: Re: shopt suggestion
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 19:03:30 +0200
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Op 31-08-17 om 16:43 schreef Nellis, Kenneth:
> At the keyboard, it is inconvenient to type (e.g.): 
> shopt -s dotglob; mycmd; shopt -u dotglob

Try with a subshell. All it takes is a couple of parentheses.

(shopt -s dotglob; mycmd)

> But, I wonder if shopt might not itself accept a command to execute 
> with one-time shopt options in effect.

The shopt command would have the same problem as your hypothetical
wrapper function: globbing is resolved before the command is even invoked.

- M.

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