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Re: locale-dependent token separator handling doesn't work in multi-byte


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: locale-dependent token separator handling doesn't work in multi-byte locales
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:12:57 -0400
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On 10/8/14, 10:52 AM, Stephane Chazelas wrote:
> When bash parses code it honours the "blank" character class in
> the current locale as token separator.

Posix requires it.

> With bash, that only works in single-byte locales though.
> Probably because bash does some isblank() on individual bytes
> instead of characters.

Maybe, I'd have to look.

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