Weird / FS behavior

Christian Lopez de Castilla Wagner lopisaur at
Fri May 5 02:41:23 UTC 2006

Whoops... <insert embarrassed smiley here>. I just got it. 
That's what happens when you start pounding away on the keybaord without
thinking about it first.
Thanks for the prompt response, guys. At least we all got a laugh out of
it (at least I did :-)).

On Fri, 2006-05-05 at 12:35 +1000, Johny Mattsson wrote:
> On 05/05/06 12:30, Christian Lopez de Castilla Wagner wrote:
> > I'm posting this to -questions and -stable, since I'm not sure if it is
> > a problem or if I'm simply overlooking something.
> You're overlooking something :)
> > root at hellion# cat S56/vcs/20060504/*.vcs >> S56/vcs/20060504/cal.vcs
> The shell creates the "cal.vcs" file before it expands the glob (the 
> *.vcs), and therefore the cat command ends up using cal.vcs as input as 
> well, causing a nasty feedback loop.
> Cheers,
> /Johny
Christian Lopez de Castilla Wagner
lopisaur at
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