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Re: Unexpected behavior of single quotes when used in the patsub PE.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Unexpected behavior of single quotes when used in the patsub PE.
Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2013 11:22:14 -0400
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On 3/20/13 5:56 PM, Eduardo A. Bustamante López wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.3
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: alpha
> 
> Description:
>   The rules for escaping single quotes inside the
>   pat and rep arguments are somehow fuzzy. There's a difference
>   between what I expected to work, and how really bash treats strings
>   there. 

Thanks.  After some investigating, I ended up with a close variant of
your proposed patch.  It will be in bash-4.3.

Chet
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