!!:gs/Original/New/

Unix commandline history substitution like ^foo^bar BUT for multiple replacements

#1 You invoked a command chain. #2 You globaly replace the scriptnames and execute them direct #3 The new executed command chain [# ^foo^bar] would only replace the firts match [foo] with [bar].
Sample Output
# groovy extractCalls.groovy 20100407 && groovy extractInvokes.groovy 20100408 && groovy extractInvokes.groovy 20100409

# !!:gs/extractInvokes.groovy/extractCallbacks.groovy/

# groovy extractCallbacks.groovy 20100407 && groovy extractCallbacks.groovy 20100408 && groovy extractCallbacks.groovy 20100409

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weeeeeeee! awesome.
linuxrawkstar · 422 weeks and 6 days ago
Money!
d34dh0r53 · 422 weeks and 5 days ago
You can also use command history indexing to get to more than the previous command... echo foo foo foo foo foo foo ls file1 !-2:gs/foo/bar/ bar bar bar This is an indispensable cheatsheet for bash history manipulation: http://www.catonmat.net/download/bash-history-cheat-sheet.pdf
sanmiguel · 422 weeks and 3 days ago

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