LOL++ (Re: OT: It's arrived!)
dave at dave.org.uk
Fri Nov 9 10:35:44 GMT 2007
Quoting Andy Wardley <abw at wardley.org>:
> Chisel Wright wrote:
>> Would it be pedantic to point out that won't work (under bash)?
> No it wouldn't. To be honest, I was quite surprised. Of *course*
> I tested the code before posting it, but I tested it as a "pure"
> one-liner. I only split the line to make it fit nicely in the message
> editor. My bad.
> But I'm still not sure I understand why it doesn't work. It looks like
> a perfectly proper escaped newline to me. What am I missing?
It's not the newline that was the problem here.
bash: !': event not found
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