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grammatical error in manual


From: Robert Swan
Subject: grammatical error in manual
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:17:33 -0500

Hello;

Section 3.5.3 Shell Parameter Expansion in the manual has a repeated phrase in
the ${parameter%word} description, "If the pattern matches If the pattern
matches".

${parameter%word}${parameter%%word}

The word is expanded to produce a pattern and matched according to the
rules described below (see Pattern Matching
<https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bash.html#Pattern-Matching>). If
the pattern matches If the pattern matches a trailing portion of the
expanded value of parameter, then the result of the expansion is the value
of parameter with the shortest matching pattern (the ‘%’ case) or the
longest matching pattern (the ‘%%’ case) deleted. If parameter is 
address@hidden or ‘*’,
the pattern removal operation is applied to each positional parameter in
turn, and the expansion is the resultant list. If parameter is an array
variable subscripted with address@hidden or ‘*’, the pattern removal operation 
is
applied to each member of the array in turn, and the expansion is the
resultant list.
Regards,
Robert


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