-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA512 Juri Mianovich wrote: | I am trying to use this alias in my root .cshrc file: | | grep $1 /some/file | | but .cshrc _refuses_ to expand $1 as a proper variable (in this case, the first argument to the alias...) | | I _think_ it's because $1 is being interpreted as a argument to csh _itself_ when it runs .cshrc ... but maybe I'm wrong. | | Anyway, how to make it work ?
Try with \!\!:1 Example: alias say echo 'I say \!\!:1' | say hello I say hello | | Thanks. You're welcome. - -- Pietro Cerutti [EMAIL PROTECTED] PGP Public Key: http://gahr.ch/pgp -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (FreeBSD) iEYEAREKAAYFAkhjqFkACgkQwMJqmJVx944z4QCeKf5wirL9TOqAy0QhyUt7f0mE /2AAoJB1nkUYSfd4/QEdmJUEENaUsA12 =zK3x -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"