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* Safety guards for typos
@ 2022-01-24  0:17 Phil Pennock
  2022-01-24  1:46 ` Mikael Magnusson
  2022-01-24  5:57 ` Daniel Shahaf
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 6+ messages in thread
From: Phil Pennock @ 2022-01-24  0:17 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: zsh-users

So I just had a rather bad time when I didn't type a dot.

Instead of:

    mv *(.) old-2022-01-23/

I typed:

    mv *() old-2021-01-24/

This created a function `mv` and a function for each entry in the
current directory.  I should not have had a directory named `cd`, that
was a bad call.  My Downloads area is full of cruft.

Is there anything that I can turn on, in parsing, so that *() is
interpreted as a syntax error instead of doing the globbing first and
then defining many functions?


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2022-01-24  1:46 ` Mikael Magnusson
2022-01-24  2:01   ` Phil Pennock
2022-01-24  2:11   ` Phil Pennock
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