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Re: Help:


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Help:
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 16:56:02 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/20.7

hhoxha <address@hidden> wrote:
> bash$cat /dev/null > ./*
> bash: : Ambiguous redirect
>
> How can this be done???

for i in ./*; do
  cat /dev/null > "$i"
done

Also note that the command "> file" is equivalent to
"cat /dev/null > file", but faster.


paul



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