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From: Dominik Vogt <dominik.vogt@gmx.de>
To: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: Most Recent File
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 17:43:38 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211023164338.GA6763@gmx.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACeGjnVyWXUyrG1nW-Ru3PdxO+q+Uiojs+vixXRrvLH7Erirhw@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, Oct 23, 2021 at 12:15:35PM -0400, Vin Shelton wrote:
> I want to list the most recent file in the current directory.
>     print -l -- *(-om[1,1])
> works for ordinary filenames, but does not quote the output appropriately
> if the filename contains spaces.  How do I quote the expression to
> accommodate filenames which contain spaces?

 # (doesn't handle newlines properly)
 $ ls -Q -- *(-om[1,1])

 # Ugly quoting with backslashes
 $ printf %q *(-om[1,1])

 # Put in variable, quote variable as needed
 $ F="$(echo *(-om[1,1]))"
 $ print -- ${(q)F}

Ciao

Dominik ^_^  ^_^

--

Dominik Vogt


  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-23 16:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-23 16:15 Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 16:43 ` Dominik Vogt [this message]
2021-10-23 16:58   ` Peter Stephenson
2021-10-23 17:24     ` Dominik Vogt
2021-10-23 17:32       ` Peter Stephenson
2021-10-23 18:39         ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-23 19:07         ` Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 19:26           ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-23 20:43             ` Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 20:56               ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2021-10-23 22:42                 ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-24  0:24                   ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2021-10-24  0:32                     ` Paul
2021-10-24  1:45                       ` Dominik Vogt
2021-10-24  7:22                         ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-10-25 19:45                           ` Disabling null elision (was: Re: Most Recent File) Daniel Shahaf
2021-10-25 20:02                             ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-10-25 20:41                               ` Daniel Shahaf
2021-10-25 21:00                                 ` Ray Andrews
2021-10-25 21:09                                   ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-25 21:05                                 ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-25 21:20                                 ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-10-25 20:05                             ` Bart Schaefer
2021-10-24  1:37                     ` Most Recent File Dominik Vogt
2021-10-23 16:47 ` david rayner
2021-10-23 16:54   ` Vin Shelton
2021-10-23 16:51 ` david rayner

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