[Bulk] Re: The name "grep"
freebsd at edvax.de
Tue Jul 8 00:44:40 UTC 2014
On Mon, 7 Jul 2014 13:56:32 -0600 (MDT), Warren Block wrote:
> There's an ongoing thread in the forums about csh completions. dd is
> one of them:
> complete dd 'c/if=/f/' 'c/of=/f/' \
> 'c/conv=*,/(ascii block ebcdic lcase pareven noerror notrunc osync sparse swab sync unblock)/,' \
> 'c/conv=/(ascii block ebcdic lcase pareven noerror notrunc osync sparse swab sync unblock)/,' \
> 'p/*/(bs cbs count files fillcahr ibs if iseek obs of oseek seek skip conv)/='
Thanks, this is really helpful - I made it available system-wide
in /etc/csh.cshrc's "if ($?prompt) then ... endif" block. It makes
using the C shell (as a dialog shell) a better experience and still
surprises me that csh is "that powerful".
> There is no reason a wrapper script could not be written for dd. It's
> probably about twenty years too late to popularize a different format,
You could also advocate a rewrite of the job processing subsystem for
the growing amout of IBM mainframes, but hardly anyone would listen.
And the world would stop revolving. ;-)
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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