Unix shell madness

Wed, 28 May. 2008 by Thomas Bendler, approximately 1 min to read.
#unix #shell #ksh

At IBMs developerwork I saw nice Korn shell trick (should work in the bash as well):

$ mv kxp12.c file_system_access.c
$ ln –s !$ !:1

This one first move a file to a new name and create a symbolic link with the old name. Somehow cool!


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