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Re: declare a=( {1..10} )

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: declare a=( {1..10} )
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2009 12:39:02 -0400
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Ian Kelling wrote:
> Chet Ramey wrote:
>> I will see whether or
>> not I can defer brace expansion on assignment statement arguments.
>> Chet
> I always remember that brace expansion happens first so I'd prefer that
> it expand on both kinds of assignments. I suppose it doesn't matter too
> much as long as its consistent.

What I'm talking about is deferring brace expansion until the assignment
statement is processed, rather than performing it before `declare' is
invoked.  I think we're saying the same thing.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer

Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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