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Re: Clarify cases of implicit and explicit line continuation


From: Shriramana Sharma
Subject: Re: Clarify cases of implicit and explicit line continuation
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2018 07:50:46 +0530

On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 6:18 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
> The general rule is simple: bash reads input a line at a time, feeding
> each line to the parser, until it has enough input for a complete
> command. If it doesn't have enough to complete a command, it will read
> additional lines. If a newline would complete a command, you need to
> quote it to prevent it being interpreted as such.

Yes that is all understood. All I'm requesting for is for this
behaviour to be *documented* in the manpage.

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Shriramana Sharma ஶ்ரீரமணஶர்மா श्रीरमणशर्मा 𑀰𑁆𑀭𑀻𑀭𑀫𑀡𑀰𑀭𑁆𑀫𑀸



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