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Re: shell limitation

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: shell limitation
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 12:28:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

 > Werner LEMBERG <address@hidden> writes:
 >> Some shells still search `*.info'.

 > Sorry, I misunderstood you.  But this is news to me.  Which shells
 > don't expand *.info in for-loops?  (It worked in Unix version 7.  :-)

 > Is this some IFS-related problem?

Werner is probably referring the case where there are no *.info, and
it is indeed well known that in such cases globing can indeed give
either nothing, or the pattern.

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