remove the last of all html files in a directory

a=($(ls *html)) && a=${a[$(expr ${#a[@]} - 1)]} && rm $a
plays with bash arrays. instead of storing the list of files in a temp file, this stores the list in ram, retrieves the last element in the array (the last html file), then removes it.

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2009-10-12 16:40:06

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linuxrawkstar: Sunng meant removing the last line from each html file. Sunng: it might be good to change the title if you can..
alperyilmaz · 453 weeks ago
@alperyilmaz i'm so sorry for omitting "line" in my title
Sunng · 452 weeks and 6 days ago

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