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From: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@brasslantern.com>
To: Vin Shelton <acs@alumni.princeton.edu>
Cc: Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@ntlworld.com>,
	Zsh-Users List <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: Most Recent File
Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2021 12:26:43 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAH+w=7Ze50aeioPOe5jT0XXSU9eS0=nn18goc8LcdGy_xZSpsw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CACeGjnVEN_zXR1xVk=UCOpBh7afAD7+5vGxfBJOkfgOnSa+oyw@mail.gmail.com>

On Sat, Oct 23, 2021 at 12:08 PM Vin Shelton <acs@alumni.princeton.edu> wrote:
>
> print -l -- ${dir}${~2:-*}(-om[1,${1:-1}])

You're still missing any of the (q) options on those expansions.

The easiest thing to do here is something like

local recent=( ${dir}${~2:-*}(-om[1,${1:-1}]) )
print -lr -- ${(@q-)recent}

It's important to add the quoting after any globbing but before you
print the result.

> Do I really have to use an external command (like `printf') to make this work?

printf is a zsh builtin, for some years now.  But as long as you add
quoting and do not use echo, you should be OK.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-23 19:27 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
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 [this message]
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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