On 05/05/06 12:30, Christian Lopez de Castilla Wagner wrote:
I'm posting this to -questions and -stable, since I'm not sure if it is a problem or if I'm simply overlooking something.
You're overlooking something :)
[EMAIL PROTECTED] cat S56/vcs/20060504/*.vcs >> S56/vcs/20060504/cal.vcs
The shell creates the "cal.vcs" file before it expands the glob (the *.vcs), and therefore the cat command ends up using cal.vcs as input as well, causing a nasty feedback loop.
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