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Re: something simple (I hope)

Andy Spiegl wrote:
> Actually in the meantime I found out how to do that:
>  files=(/var/tmp/exec.[[:digit:]]*)
> But what is still bugging me is that this also matches files like
>  /var/tmp/exec.01234.something
> I can't figure out how to tell zsh that there shouldn't be anything _after_
> digits.  What is the zsh-equivalent of a $ in regular expressions?

The answer to the question you've just asked is `(#e) with the
extendedglob option set'.  However, this doesn't get you very far here.
The answer to the question you should have asked is one of the


or if you're really attached to [[:digit:]]:

  setopt extendedglob

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