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Re: weird insert of backslashes in strings


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: weird insert of backslashes in strings
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 09:59:06 -0500
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On 1/8/19 3:50 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
> Machine: i686
> OS: linux-gnu
> Compiler: gcc
> Compilation CFLAGS: -fstack-protector -Wno-parentheses -Wno-format-security
> uname output: Linux bongo 2.6.32-042stab134.8 #1 SMP Fri Dec 7 17:16:09 MSK 
> 2018 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> Machine Type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 5.0
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> This script "weirdbackslashes":
> 
> $ cat weirdbackslashes
> #===begin
> PRE='\/'
> echo 'define'${PRE}'\
> /'
> #===end
> 
> produces with bash4:
> $ bash weirdbackslashes
> define\/\
> /
> 
> and with bash5:
> $ bash5 weirdbackslashes
> \d\e\f\i\n\e\/\\\
> /

This was literally the last change I made. I guess I'll have to do it a
different way. The attached patch will fix it.

Chet

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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