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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: {arch} directory

From: Adam Spiers
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: {arch} directory
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 10:30:40 +0100
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Jason McCarty (address@hidden) wrote:
> Miles Bader wrote:
> > David Brown <address@hidden> writes:
> > > Zsh does something even more interesting.  When the completion is the
> > > beginning of a word, it searches for the text in the path.
> > > 
> > >   $ echo =ls
> > >   /bin/ls
> > 
> > Is there a point to that, or is just being perverse?
> Maybe the syntax itself is perverse, but I find the functionality
> pretty convenient, as shorthand for `which foo`, e.g.
>   quaternion:~$ file =mozilla
>   /usr/bin/mozilla: symbolic link to /etc/alternatives/mozilla

I find it incredibly useful; I would estimate that I use it between 10
and 100 times per day, which adds up to quite a saving on my poor

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