For months, I have had to change the name of a file from access.log.2022-04-14 to plain, simple access.log and every time dear old OSX asks me to confirm that I really do want to do that. In a fit of pique, I finally decided to automate the whole process with a tiny little Alfred workflow. Getting rid of the date suffix was easy enough, but I could not seem to get the actual renaming to work. Turns out that in zsh you do not use ${clipboard} but instead use $(pbpaste).

Who knew? Vitor at the Alfred forums knew, that’s who. Kudos.

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