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From: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@brasslantern.com>
To: Ray Andrews <rayandrews@eastlink.ca>
Cc: Zsh Users <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: (N) defaults to whole directory listing
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2021 10:47:23 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAH+w=7aygfUCUtO17Dt3sS49ms2T2H4Z0-fZW9RpajUrqaLd3g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7ea3f3f8-6aa9-bbab-40d7-2944b88e1709@eastlink.ca>

On Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 9:01 AM Ray Andrews <rayandrews@eastlink.ca> wrote:
> That's about what I expected to hear.  zsh can't be expected to feed
> 'ls' with something that duplicates a non-existent file, it can only
> remove the non-existent file thus leaving no argument

Your problem is that (N) means NULL_GLOB, but you want it to mean CSH_NULL_GLOB.

Have you considered using "setopt CSH_NULL_GLOB" and then not using (N) ...?

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-01-29 18:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-29 15:24 Ray Andrews
2021-01-29 15:33 ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-01-29 17:01   ` Ray Andrews
2021-01-29 17:52     ` Lawrence Velázquez
2021-01-29 19:52       ` Ray Andrews
2021-01-29 18:47     ` Bart Schaefer [this message]
2021-01-29 19:04   ` Bart Schaefer
2021-01-30 10:50     ` Roman Perepelitsa
2021-01-30 15:00       ` Beverly Pope
2021-06-18 10:24     ` Why does >&- produce an error message when connected to a builtin? (was Re: (N) defaults to whole directory listing) Marlon Richert

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