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Re: More fun with IFS


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: More fun with IFS
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:17:47 +0100
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"Chris F.A. Johnson" <address@hidden> writes:

>> var=${a[*]}   ... one   two three   four  # bad
>
>    Looks good to me. It expands to multiple words, just as an unquoted
>    $* would do.

But no field splitting is performed on the expansion, so why are the
colons lost?

Andreas.

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