Confusion about tail usage
stanb at panix.com
Mon Feb 18 15:15:29 UTC 2008
I am trying to write a quick shell script to delete all but the newest 3
files in a directory. Getting a list sorted by time, I use ls -t. I figured
I could use tail to print all the lines in it's input file, skipping the
first 3 lines. I expected tail -n +3 would do this. But it does not.
What am I doing wrong?
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