Chapter4 profile

Jesse Tie Ten Quee highos at
Fri Oct 6 19:34:53 PDT 2000


On Fri, Oct 06, 2000 at 10:57:09PM -0400, Simon Perreault wrote:
> A reason I would give is: because we don't want not to be able to do a
> loop in a profile. But I don't think you want a reason. I think you want
> an example. Then I will give you one: gzipping manual pages. If you want
> to do something once for every file in a directory (and here you can't use
> a wildcard), you can't write all the commands. You need to use a loop,
> because you won't know what files will be in the directory.

Actually, was talking to Bryan about this... and he pointed that out, i
don't want a reason i want an example, but he agree's with me, and
usually there is a much easier and clearer (for the sake of
read-ability) way of doing it.

Why could you not use a wildcard?

Jesse Tie Ten Quee - highos at highos dot com

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