Re: for i in *
Hans <email@example.com> writes:
> I still don't understand the proper syntax for this: I want to process
> multiple files, e.g. symlinking a bunch or converting graphics.
> for i in *;do 'ln -s $i /home/newdir/$i';done
Other people have explained about the quotes, but for this specific
case you might like to know that
ln -s * /home/newdir
works to do the same thing.
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