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Re: xargs --negate-interactive

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: xargs --negate-interactive
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2016 16:11:48 +0200
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On 04/10/2016 03:52 PM, 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson wrote:
> BV> Without RET, this would all be mangled and the commands would be
> BV> unreadable on a terminal.
> All I know is there could be an additional option added to switch it
> into a mutt mail reader like mode just before waiting for each response,
> wherein one character is read without waiting for a RET. But I suppose
> that would require compiling in ncurses or something.

Well, there are many possibilities, but there is already a way to
to do it in xargs.  So what would you want to achieve by saving a RET?
I don't think it's about the wearing of the ENTER key on your keyboard?

Have a nice day,

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