From: Mikael Magnusson <email@example.com> To: zzapper <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Zsh-Users List <email@example.com> Subject: Re: Glob Qualifier Yn enables short-circuit mode behaves oddly Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2022 14:50:12 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAHYJk3TtNa6me0jNyw3oHB6W9awvnJx=ZFxssMYuZchy2qMU8A@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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. -- Mikael Magnusson
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2022-03-11 13:51 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 [this message] 2022-03-11 14:12 ` zzapper 2022-03-11 14:34 ` Peter Stephenson
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