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Re: No tilde expansion right after a quotation

From: Jon Seymour
Subject: Re: No tilde expansion right after a quotation
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 11:28:39 +1100

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 10:22 AM, Paul Jarc <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jon Seymour <address@hidden> wrote:
>> If the builtin echo fails it will be because the bash interpreter has
>> suffered a catastrophic failure of some kind [ e.g. run out of memory
>> ]. Once that has happened, all bets are off anyway.
> Probably true, but command substitution forks a separate process, so
> that can fail for reasons external to the bash process.
> Here's another possibility:
> CPATH=${CPATH:+$CPATH:}${#+~usr1/blah/blah}


Out of interest, how does one derive that outcome from the documented
behaviour of bash? That is, which expansion rules are being invoked?


> paul

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