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Re: bash-3 incompatibility: quoting in pattern substitution of variables


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash-3 incompatibility: quoting in pattern substitution of variables
Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2004 15:04:32 -0400

> Your code is correct, but I'd rather say that bash2 was buggy or
> incomplete and that bash3 fixed its behavior (in a way that is
> not backward compatible), but I'm not a bash developer.

Stephane is correct.

> Now more consistent with the ${var%"$pattern"} and compatible
> with ksh93 and zsh's (k)sh emulation

Yes.

Chet

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