On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 02:56:27PM -0700, Gary Kline wrote: > > But as you point out, the followingisthat much more effective. > or at least lesss typing. > > > > > But why do it the hard way? > > > > #!/bin/sh > > /bin/rm /tmp/kde-kline/*wav > /dev/null 2>&1 > > with this, > > > > /bin/rm /tmp/kde-kline/*log > /dev/null 2>&1
The other advantage of the simple version above is that it handles spaces in the file name. The others need a bit more care to make sure spaces are quoted else they will separate arguments in the shell interpreter. -- David Kelly N4HHE, [EMAIL PROTECTED] ======================================================================== Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"