Sourcing a Directory

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Mon Jun 13 11:36:12 UTC 2005


On ma, 2005-06-13 at 13:17 +0200, Morten W. J. wrote:
> >
> > for file in ~/.bash_profile_pieces/*; do source $file; done
> 
> That will work for directories with few files, but eventually
> your ./xyz/abc/* 
> URL might expand to more arguments than you shell can handle. That
> will break 
> the script.

How many files do you think a .bash_profile_parts will be?? If the
matching breaks, what about all the sourcing that needs to be done...

If this won't wotk i would rather go for run-parts (there is a run-parts
that works on non-executable files in /etc/X11/Xsession)
-- 
Dennis K.
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