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Re: possible to refer to last result?


From: Christian Zemlin
Subject: Re: possible to refer to last result?
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 15:59:23 +0100 (CET)

I was actually thinking of something SHORTER than
gv $(find -name userguide\*).

(I cannot type gv $(find -name userguide\*) in the first place, because
which program I will actually call naturally depends on the file type of
the found file (eg. ps/pdf/txt ect)

 Christian



On 22 Nov 2001, Andreas Schwab wrote:

> address@hidden (Christian Zemlin) writes:
>
> |> Hi all,
> |>
> |> I am not reporting a bug, but your newsgroup still seems to be the most
> |> appropiate for this question:
> |>
> |> I would like to refer via shortcut to the result of the last command give
> |> in a bash shell.  For example, after
> |>
> |> find -name userguide*
> |> > doc/guides/userguide.ps
> |>
> |> (where the last line is bash's answer to the find command), I would like
> |> to write something like gv *** where *** should expand to
> |> doc/guides/userguide.ps .  Does anybody know how to do this?
>
> $ gv $(find -name userguide\*)
>
> Andreas.
>
>





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