Interview Question: Echo Game

Sample Question #116 (general computing – UNIX)

What does the following UNIX command give us?

/home/brett>echo * : *

(Comment: UNIX is still widely used in quant shops)

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One Response to Interview Question: Echo Game

  1. Brett says:

    ANSWER
     
    It displays a list of the names of all the files in the currect directory (/home/brett), delimited by the space character, and then " : ", followed by the same list of file names.
     

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