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Re: bash: exclamation mark is not literal within double quotes


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash: exclamation mark is not literal within double quotes
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:37:29 -0500

> Machine Type: i586-mandrake-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05b
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       Error in the documentation. The manual says:

The current version of bash is 3.0.  The bash-3.0 manual page says:

When command history is being used, the double quote may not be used to
quote the history expansion character.

Chet

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