using `!#$’ to referance backward-word

2011-11-03 1 min read bash Linux
Image by jeffalldridge via Flickr Here is something that I found on the commandlinefu cp /work/host/phone/ui/main.cpp !#$:s/host/target Ah well…its very interesting and very useful. Some explanation: !# – means the current command (similar to !! being the last command) $ – represents the last parameter :s – is used for substitution. Related articles CommandLineFu: Amazing Collection Of Command Line Gems [Linux & Mac] ( Oh, the Iron-y (