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Re: [PATCH 1/1] execute_cmd.c: don't treat rhs of = as pattern in condit
Re: [PATCH 1/1] execute_cmd.c: don't treat rhs of = as pattern in conditional expressions
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:34:44 -0400
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 10:01:32AM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> > On 8/24/12 8:54 AM, Michal Soltys wrote:
> > > In case of single '=' operator used in [[ <expression> ]], rhs argument
> > > was treated as a pattern. Only == and != should treat rhs argument as a
> > > pattern, so this patch fixes it.
> > Incorrect; `=' and `==' are identical.
> Perhaps he is assuming the man page is exhaustive. The section for the
> [[ command only mentions the == and != operators:
Maybe. The `CONDITIONAL EXPRESSIONS' section makes it clear they're identical.
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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU address@hidden http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/
Re: [PATCH] rhs argument of single = in [[ <expression> ]] is also treated as pattern, Chet Ramey, 2012/08/24