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Re: Unexpected tilde expansion

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Unexpected tilde expansion
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2016 11:20:15 -0400
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On 6/1/16 9:33 AM, Christian wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been playing around with tilde expansion lately and I think i
> have discovered a case where the tilde is expanded where it, according
> to the documentation, should not.

When running in its default mode, bash expands the tilde in that situation
because it always has.  When running in Posix mode, it doesn't.

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