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Re: Brace expansion padding inconsistencies


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Brace expansion padding inconsistencies
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2011 20:17:02 -0400
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On 8/10/11 4:43 PM, gregry . wrote:

> bash> echo {0..9..2}
> 0 2 4 6 8
> bash> echo {00..9..2}
> 00 02 04 06 08
> bash> echo {0..09..2}
> 00000 00002 00004 00006 00008
> bash> echo {00..09..2}
> 00000 00002 00004 00006 00008
> 
> The first two are as expected, but the last two have unexpected additional 
> padding.
> These examples were using:
> bash> bash --version
> GNU bash, version 4.0.35(1)-release (i586-suse-linux-gnu)
> Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>

This was fixed in bash-4.1.

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