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Re: brace expansion broken


From: William Park
Subject: Re: brace expansion broken
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 12:07:48 -0400
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On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 10:47:59PM -0400, address@hidden wrote:
> Bash Version: 3.0
> Patch Level: 13
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       Brace expansion is broken in some cases when it follows quoted
>       text.
> 
> Repeat-By:
>       #
>       # WORKING cases
>       #
> 
>       $ D=W
>       $ echo W{illy,onka}       => Willy Wonka
>       $ echo ${D}{illy,onka}    => Willy Wonka
>       $ echo "W"{illy,onka}     => Willy Wonka
>       $ echo "$D"{illy,onka}    => Willy Wonka
> 
>       #
>       # BROKEN case: variable with braces inside quotes
>       #
> 
>       $ D=W
>       $ echo "${D}"{illy,onka}  => W{illy,onka}

It works in Bash-3.0 (0 patch) though... :-)

-- 
William Park <address@hidden>
Open Geometry Consulting, Toronto, Canada




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