rm does not remove; ls tem* does not find temp; echo ~foo
Sat Jun 3 03:51:00 GMT 2000
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > 588/temp> echo ~
> > /usr/home
> > 589/temp> echo ~a
> > -- A blank line is emitted. Why?
> Because there's no user `a'. The behaviour of the tilde
> is intentionally. ~ = $HOME of the current user, ~foo =
For clearness: It's a shell feature, not a special
> $HOME of user foo. You may use it as a convenient abbreviation
> in paths. If you don't want that, use quotes.
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