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Re: Word-splitting with here document?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Word-splitting with here document?
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2015 11:32:22 -0400
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On 9/2/15 4:48 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 9/2/15 2:14 PM, Clint Hepner wrote:
>> Bash Version: 4.3
>> Patch Level: 30
>> Release Status: release
>> Description:
>>        Unexpected word splitting in here string. According to the man page,
>> "Pathname  expansion and word splitting are not performed." This is
>> essentially the same wording used to explain how `[[...]]` treats its
>> contents, but the here string seems to behave differently.
> This looks like a problem.  Thanks for the report; I'll take a look.

This is a problem, and it will be fixed in the next release of bash.

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