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Make complex Finder selections with glob patterns
Authored by: fredrikw on Nov 08, '06 11:59:21AM
There's no need for the -1, the man page for ls states:
-1 (The numeric digit ``one''.) Force output to be one entry per line. This is the default when output is not to a terminal.


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choice of ls arguments
Authored by: anoved on Nov 08, '06 06:41:42PM

Exactly. In fact, my first draft of the script did use -1, but after reviewing the ls man page I saw the same note cited by fredrikw and decided to omit it for the sake of simplicity (since output to "do shell script" is not to a terminal).

On the other hand, it wouldn't hurt to retain the explicit argument, and it would clarify the intent of the code, so I may include it in any future revisions. In the meantime please do make (and share) any changes you find useful. Thanks!



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