[svlug] Evil Backquotes (was Re: how to copy a bunch of "." files?)

Marc MERLIN marc_news at valinux.com
Mon May 22 16:16:43 PDT 2000

On ven, mai 19, 2000 at 06:44:22 -0700, dfox at belvdere.vip.best.com wrote:
> retrieving past command lines early on to be a bit obtuse, I stuck
> with bash. Its ctrl-r is hog heaven.

You ain't seen nothing yet.

Put this in your inputrc:
# This is really, really useful. Too bad it's not a default binding.
"\ep": history-search-backward
"\en": history-search-forward

Then type a few letters of a previous command and type ALT-P

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