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Re: Bash globbing files only?



On 29Jan2007 13:57, Jacques B. <jjrboucher gmail com> wrote:
| >Yes, I am painfully aware of the power of zsh :) But in this case I
| >need to do my script with bash and it seems that although globbing for
| >directories is trivial ( */ ) there is no similar pattern to match
| >files.
| 
| I don't know if it's just me, but I tried your syntax to list
| directories and that doesn't work for me.
| You use:  $ ls [^.]*/
| correct?
| All that does on my system is list all files, including files in any
| subfolders within the current directory. Basically seems to do the
| exact same as if I do: $ ls *

Got an alias for "ls"? Try:

  unalias ls
  ls -d */

The -d says don't treat directories specially (normally ls lists
directory _contents_ if a directory is named).
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