[Geany-Users] running cmd from build

rhkramer at gmail.com rhkramer at xxxxx
Thu May 24 17:04:07 UTC 2018

On Thursday, May 24, 2018 10:28:28 AM Geoff Kaniuk wrote:
> On 24/05/18 13:03, rhkramer at gmail.com wrote:
> > I'm sorry, I'm drawing a blank (and google [linux bash %d] and man bash
> > aren't helping) (probably a senior moment / minute / ??).  What do %d
> > and %f mean?
> %d and %f are Geany specific symbols.  They are well described in the
> geany manual:
>   https://www.geany.org/manual/current/index.html
> > (And, for extra credit, is a space ever valid in a shebang?)
> There is quite a nice article in Wikipedia on shebang - it defines the
> syntax of the shebang line.
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shebang_(Unix)
> I can appreciate your situation as you have just switched from Windows
> to Linux - I have done exactly that some years back.  In my opinion one
> really does eventually have to get to grips with the command-line
> features.

Thanks for the sympathetic reply, but I hate to admit that I actually started 
switching to Linux back in 2000.  I gradually weaned myself off most Windows 
stuff over the next 1 to 3 years.  So, it was truly a senior moment or similar.  

Randy Kramer

> The best sources for me are the gnu manuals obtained from
> https://www.gnu.org/.  In particular, the bash and coreutils manuals are
> indispensable.

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