On Fri, 28 Feb 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> FBSD-4.7R
> on other BSD's, and with ftp(1), 'cd x*' will cd
> to the 1st match.  FBSD used to work this way
> as well a few minor versions ago.
> these days it crashes with 'too many arguments'
> if there is more than one match.  i 'object'
> to this behavior :)  i would like to report
> it as a bug ...  is there a good reason for
> it's current behavior?

Its not FBSD rather than the shell expansion. Depending on the shell it
will act in different ways. So best advice would be either hack the shell
source code or find a shell with different behaviour

just my $0.02


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