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Re: Wildcard expansion doesn't handle filenames with spaces


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Wildcard expansion doesn't handle filenames with spaces
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 07:49:45 -0500

> uname output: Linux se-46.wpa.wtb.tue.nl 2.2.18pre9 #1 Mon Sep 18 14:40:09 
> CEST 2000 i686 unknown
> 
> Bash Version: 1.14
> Patch Level: 7
> 
> Description:
>         When a filename in a wildcard expansion uses spaces, it is 
> incorrectly handled.

Nope, zsh is the oddball here.  All Bourne-style shells behave as
bash does, and this is what POSIX requires.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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