From: zzapper <email@example.com> To: Mikael Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Zsh-Users List <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Glob Qualifier Yn enables short-circuit mode behaves oddly Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 14:12:00 +0000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <CAHYJk3TtNa6me0jNyw3oHB6W9awvnJx=ZFxssMYuZchy2qMU8A@mail.gmail.com> On 11/03/2022 13:50, Mikael Magnusson wrote: > On 3/11/22, zzapper <email@example.com> wrote: >> Hi >> >> > print *(.omY3) >> >> notebash.txt note132.txt note020.txt >> >> I don't know why it's selected those 3 files but it always does >> >> >> Yn >> >> enables short-circuit mode: the pattern will expand to at most n >> filenames. If more than n matches exist, only the first n matches in >> directory traversal order will be considered. >> >> Implies oN when no oc qualifier is used. > You've included the answer in your mail, Y3 will stop looking at files > after finding 3 in directory traversal order, those 3 files are then > sorted according to their modification timestamp. If you want to > consider all files in the directory, use  instead of Y3. > MM, So what then is traversal order? zzapper
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-03-11 14:12 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2022-03-11 13:09 zzapper 2022-03-11 13:50 ` Mikael Magnusson 2022-03-11 14:12 ` zzapper [this message] 2022-03-11 14:34 ` Peter Stephenson
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