[IPython-dev] Bug in pysh?
prabhu_r at users.sf.net
Wed Dec 15 04:29:29 CST 2004
I just ran into this little problem with pysh-0.6.5
|35> ls -l | tr -s [:blank:] | cut -d' ' -f 5-5
This works fine. Unfortunately, this does not:
$$a = ls -l | tr -s [:blank:] | cut -d' ' -f 5-5
cut: the delimiter must be a single character
Try `cut --help' for more information.
To get this to work I need to escape the quotes like so:
$$a = ls -l | tr -s [:blank:] | cut -d\' \' -f 5-5
I was surprised at first but realized it was the quoting. So if this
is fixable, that would be cool. If not perhaps it could be documented
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