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Re: is easy to get hung in infinite ^G stream; how to stop it?


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: is easy to get hung in infinite ^G stream; how to stop it?
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 00:31:56 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 address@hidden (David Combs) wrote:

> 228 ==/dkcjunk==> alias xalias 'printf "At startup, su(ck)-in one .smd 
> "subcommand"-file:\n  (NOTE: below, "su" is ok-abbrev for suck-in ("source") 
> cmd "subcommands t.smd",\n      meaning "read in the sub-commands located in 
> subcommands-file t.smd")\n  At startup, "su" EITHER:  cuffs.smd   OR    
> tools.smd\n    (should be local indir-symlinks *thru* 
> /home/dkc/4msnew/{cuffs,tools}.smd)"'
> 
> 228 ==/dkcjunk==> xalias
> qq
> q
> q
> Q
> q
> q
> 
> q
> 
> 
> See just above, my "g<return>", several of them.
> 
> Does nothing, I think.

Where's the "man" command in that alias?  What I see there is lots of 
quoting problems in the printf command.

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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