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Re: problem with zmv

On 12/03/2016 09:05 AM, Bart Schaefer wrote:
On Dec 3,  7:44am, Ray Andrews wrote:
} On 12/02/2016 07:51 PM, Bart Schaefer wrote:
} > It occurs to me that it might be slightly better to use
} >
} >      alias zmv='function { . zmv }'
} >
} Gotcha ... ok, thanks Bart, I'll not try to understand why, that's taken
} on faith.

I was having trouble coming up with an example last night, but:

You may have noticed that "noglob" acts a bit like "command" in that
aliases are not expanded:

I had no idea.  If ever I run into that, I'm warned in advance.

% alias noglob='noglob '

I will never understand the thinking that produced things like that.

If you want noglob with zmv you have to autoload the real function, as
there's no way to use precommand modifiers with an anonymous function.

Ok, autoload it is. Astonishing that you can remember all these little twists and turns Bart. Simplicity is not a zsh virtue.

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