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isKsh () { one=1; [ one -eq 1 ] 2> /dev/null; }
2014-11-18 20:45:12
User: applemcg
2

Dave Korn gave me this one. It works because ksh allows variable names ( w/o the $name syntax ) used by sh and bash.

I wrote it to permit "single source" shell libraries; the current objective: every shell library may be sourced by either shell. see http://github.com/applemcg/backash

brew outdated | cut -f1 | xargs brew upgrade
2014-11-16 09:51:50
User: wires
Functions: cut xargs
1

You probably want to run `brew update` before you run this command

python -c "import pip; print(' '.join([x.project_name for x in pip.get_installed_distributions()]))" | xargs sudo pip install -U
locate -0 -i *barthes* | xargs -0 mv -t ~/'Library/Books/Barthes, Roland'
2014-11-16 18:26:35
User: qdrizh
Functions: locate mv xargs
Tags: mv xargs locate
0

Find all books on my systems and move them into folder. The -0 switches are to handle spaces etc. in the filenames.

Why would you need this? Locate uses an index, so it's super quick, and xargs is more elegant than a for loop.

sed -i 's/geteuid/getppid/g' /usr/bin/vlc
2014-11-21 17:43:59
User: nadavkav
Functions: sed
Tags: root vlc
-1

Enable root user to run VLC

touch -t 197001010000 ./tmp && find . -newer ./tmp && rm -f ./tmp
2014-11-18 00:29:26
User: sergeylukin
Functions: find rm touch
-2

Sometimes you just want to operate on files that were created after specific date. This command consists of 3 commands:

- Create a dummy file with the custom date

- Find all files with "creation time" further than our custom date by using `-newer` find option. Add your crazy stuff here, like moving, deleting, printing, etc.

- Remove the dummy file