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Re: Strange behaviour of read builtin

From: Eli Schwartz
Subject: Re: Strange behaviour of read builtin
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2020 11:10:07 -0400
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On 7/2/20 11:08 AM, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 7/2/20 11:06 AM, M. Nejat AYDIN wrote:
>> I think now that it was intentional to make it possible
>> to read a line as is, without having to modify the IFS variable.
> This is the case.
>> The wording does not reflect the intention clearly, in my opinion.
> How would you change it to make that more clear?

I mentioned up-thread:

> I guess it couldn't hurt to extend that sentence with
> "without processing".

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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