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Re: M4 syntax $11 vs. ${11}

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: M4 syntax $11 vs. ${11}
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 15:43:03 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

* Paul Eggert wrote on Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 10:40:25AM CET:
> Very few shell scripts will contain usages like ${11} or ${0},

FWIW, I've even been using ${1} precisely to avoid M4 expansion of it
inside a macro.

Ahh, that reminds me, I've never reported the pdksh ${1%$2} expansion
bug for mention in autoconf.texi (still unfixed in the Debian pdksh):


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