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February 17, 2012, 17:43

This is great! I love it. I'm wondering if you know the answer to a question that's been driving me nuts since switching to bash from tcsh. In tcsh, I can do this:
alias psit 'ps -ef | grep \!* | grep -v grep'
and use it to search for a process:
psit ora
will search for all processes with ora in them, for example. \!* gets me * for the current command line. I can't figure out how to use command line substition on arguments to the current command line in bash. Do you know of a way to do this?

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June 14, 2012, 18:37

You can use a function instead:
ps -ef | grep "$@" | grep -v grep

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