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Re: Why can't I use xargs emacs?


From: Adam Funk
Subject: Re: Why can't I use xargs emacs?
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2010 21:15:18 +0000
User-agent: slrn/pre1.0.0-16/mm/ao (Ubuntu Intrepid)

On 2010-02-03, Thierry Volpiatto wrote:

> Adam Funk <address@hidden> writes:

>> Nothing, thanks!  What's the difference between these two?
>>
>> emacs -nw `find  . -name '*.txt'`
>> emacs -nw $(find  . -name '*.txt')
> Nothing that's the same, i prefer $() than backquote but that just a
> choice.
>
> Though bash was speaking at one time to remove backquote construction or
> make it obsoléte in future versions.
>
> Don't know what they did finally.

Well, I know backquotes still work because I use them in bash scripts
a lot.  As pointed out elsewhere in the thread, however, $(...) is a
lot easier to nest.


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