[ILUG] All args in a script?
kevin at suberic.net
Sat Sep 16 12:41:53 IST 2000
On Sat, Sep 16, 2000 at 10:57:32AM +0000, Conor Daly wrote:
> In a shell script, $# returns the number of arguments to the script. What
> returns the actual arguments en-masse? I know $1, $2 returns each in turn
> but I think there's something like $argv that will return all arguments at
these things are useful on the command line. for instance in sanity
checking when removing files as root:
ls foo bar* floyd/foozle*
[...listing, check it, and if happy do: ]
of course it all goes to hell if you forget to type the ! ...
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