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Old 02-05-2013, 02:20 PM   #1
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Really basic script not working? Please help new re-starter!!


Any ideas why this is not working?

Code:
ubuntu@ubuntu:~/scripts$ ls
file_{01....121} file121 hello script script2

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/scripts$ touch {01....121}_file

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/scripts$ ls
{01....121}_file file_{01....121} file121 hello script script2

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/scripts$ touch {01....121}_file.txt

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/scripts$ ls
{01....121}_file file_{01....121} hello script2
{01....121}_file.txt file121 script

Last edited by colucix; 02-05-2013 at 02:45 PM. Reason: Added [CODE][/CODE] tags
 
Old 02-05-2013, 02:45 PM   #2
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It would be helpful in getting help if you describe what you're trying to do and what is the expected result. If it is a questions about extended brace expansion I can only make you notice that it should be
Code:
{01..121}
and not
Code:
{01....121}
 
Old 02-05-2013, 03:08 PM   #3
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It would be helpful in getting help if you describe what you're trying to do and what is the expected result. If it is a questions about extended brace expansion I can only make you notice that it should be
Code:
{01..121}
and not
Code:
{01....121}
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