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Re: Tilde expansion during command search


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Tilde expansion during command search
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:28:02 -0400
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On 7/23/14, 8:22 AM, Dan Douglas wrote:
> Hi, from this discussion:
> 
> https://github.com/koalaman/shellcheck/issues/195#issuecomment-49678200
> 
> I can't find any reference that says substituting a literal tilde in PATH 
> should occur during command search.

Bash has always done this, even back to the pre-version 1 days, and I don't
see any reason to change it now.

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