ls command refuses to give just folder names per command line switch

Florian Diesch diesch at
Sat Nov 28 22:39:07 UTC 2009

Nils Kassube <kassube at> writes:

> Florian Diesch wrote:
>> At least in 9.10 Bash supports **/*.html to match recursively all
>>  .html files - at least until the maximum command line length isn't
>>  reached.
> That doesn't really look recursive to me. Here it only matches files in 
> any of the subdirectories of the current directory but not in the 
> current directory or sub-subdirectories. Am I missing something?

Oops yes, sorry, used the wromng prompt. It's still working only with
zsh, not bash.


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