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From: Jim <linux.tech.guy@gmail.com>
To: zsh <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: glob inside nested parameter expansion returns glob string
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2022 15:37:11 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA+rB6GLFxhafn1OcRKHsxE-05b8VNpPt19PzZBCbOuu2=uv-Qg@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAH+w=7Yvrhv5tdPykG8RCcO1joXETP-cOO+mRaGLe6gNijdZSQ@mail.gmail.com>

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Thanks everyone for the responses.

On Thu, Apr 21, 2022 at 2:15 PM Bart Schaefer <schaefer@brasslantern.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 21, 2022 at 11:51 AM Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > On 4/21/22, Jim <linux.tech.guy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > % A=(${:-.z*(.N)})
> > > % A=(${A:#*(comp|hist)*})
> > >
> > > Is there a way to nest the two?
> >
> > There is a certain order that parameter expansions and globs happen
> > relative to eachother [...] In short, no(t as far as I know).
>
> Correct, this can't be done as a nested expansion, except by invoking
> a subshell to perform the globbing.
>
> A=(${${(@f):-$(print -rl .z*(.N))}:#*(comp|hist)*})
>

Came fairly close on this one while trying different ways.  Didn't use a
print
command. :-(

However, with extendedglob this specific example can be done entirely
> with globbing:
>
> A=( .z*~*(comp|hist)*(.N) )
>

Is there a typo or something missing here? This didn't find any files when I
cut and pasted it in a shell.

ZSH_VERSION  5.8
ZSH_PATCHLEVEL  debian/5.8-6+deb11u1

Again, thanks,

Jim Murphy

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  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-21 20:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-21 17:24 Jim
2022-04-21 18:51 ` Mikael Magnusson
2022-04-21 19:15   ` Bart Schaefer
2022-04-21 20:37     ` Jim [this message]
2022-04-21 21:00       ` Jim

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