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Re: splitting/whitespace in expansions of ${*} vs ${*/}


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: splitting/whitespace in expansions of ${*} vs ${*/}
Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:32:41 -0400
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On 3/25/17 7:26 AM, Grisha Levit wrote:
> It looks like using ${var/pattern} causes some changes in field-
> splitting and whitespace-trimming behavior, even in the (presumably)
> no-op case of ${*/}:

Thanks for the report.  Look like more fallout from Posix interp 888.
I'll fix these, or at least make the behavior consistent where Posix
leaves it undefined, for the next bash version.

Chet

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