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Re: Bug Report concerning backslash in bash5

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug Report concerning backslash in bash5
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:35:03 -0400
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On 7/29/20 4:39 AM, Robert Elz wrote:
>     Date:        Tue, 28 Jul 2020 22:41:52 -0400
>     From:        Eli Schwartz <eschwartz@archlinux.org>
>     Message-ID:  <4099319f-bc5e-a2ef-cfe8-6189df5a44b6@archlinux.org>
>   | I'm not sure what point you're trying to make here. Are you arguing that
>   | *printing* these backslash escapes is valid behavior here, and the
>   | reporter has merely misunderstood the shell rules?
> Neither I suspect, Dale just didn't notice which backslashes Ralph
> meant were the problem - the one in the expansion of $BLA was never
> it, it is the others that appeared - which is an obvious bug
> (probably something trivial) which I would expect will be quickly fixed.

It was fixed last June.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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