[svlug] Running a command n times simutaneously

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Tue Apr 25 13:18:35 PDT 2006


Quoting Scott Hess (scott at doubleu.com):

> Wow, never heard of seq.  Cool.  Even more portable and less obvious
> alternative that doesn't use such a special-purpose tool:
> 
>    yes | head -10 | egrep -n y | cut -d: -f

That's just wonderfully silly.  Niggle:  Needs a field number at the end.

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