Re: sometimes i go huh (grep result)
- Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 12:14:17 -0400
- From: Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: sometimes i go huh (grep result)
On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 11:26:12AM -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 11:20:42AM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> > env |grep [-]g
> Fails if there is a file named -g in the current directory, as that
> matches the unquoted glob and causes it to expand. Also fails if failglob
> is turned on, whether the file exists or not (fails differently in the
> two cases).
> Also fails if nullglob is turned on, but that is definitely not
> recommended in interactive shells.
Quite right. In my haste I forgot the quotes:
env |grep '[-]g'
Roberto C. Sánchez