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Old 04-09-2012, 01:09 AM
Dr Beco
 
Default (solved) Double quotes, single quotes

> Dr Beco wrote:
> >
> > $vi +"r ! find . -name 'error*' -printf '%f
'" themain.c
> >
> Bob wrote:
> The problem you are hitting is that vim is expanding the % itself and
> isn't passing it to bash nor on to find. *It isn't related to quoting.
> It is related to vi's percent expansion. *Use something other than
> percent to avoid the problem. *In vi the '%' is replaced by the
> current filename. *That is traditional vi behavior.
> For 'find' you can use the default -print case by not specifying anything.
> * vim +"r ! find . -name 'error*'" themain.c
> Bob

Hi Bob,

Thanks! You clarified a trick problem. After what you said, I tried:

vim +"r ! find . -name 'error*' -printf '\%f
'" themain.c

And voilá! It worked! Just scape the % and you can use it, as vi
passes to find the correct char %.

Thanks!
Beco


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