[Tcsh] glob-pattern that matches everything except a particular set of files

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Sat Feb 8 17:04:03 UTC 2020

Sorry, there is no way to do this currently.


> On Jan 3, 2020, at 5:41 PM, Eduardo Alvarez <ealvarez at fastmail.com> wrote:
> Hello, list,
> (At least) in bash, one can delete all files in a directory except for a particular file or set of files by using extended pattern matching operators, like so:
>    shopt -s extglob
>    rm !("exclude_me")
> I tried doing the same thing with tcsh, but I'm unsure how. My first instinct was to use glob-patterns, like so:
>    rm ^{sample1,sample2}
> But as the man page states, this is not negated correctly. How would one go about achieving this task?
> Regards,
> --
>  Eduardo Alvarez
>  ealvarez at fastmail.com
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