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Re: closing parenthesis bug


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: closing parenthesis bug
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 07:58:04 -0400

> Machine Type: i386-unknown-freebsdelf4.2
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> 
> foo=$(
>     case $1 in
>         *bar*)  echo 1;;
>         *)      echo 0;;
>     esac
> )
> 
> echo $foo
> 
> This script works with FreeBSD sh (and is properly highlighted by VIM :) ),
> but fails with bash:

Yeah, this is hard to do with a yacc-based parser.  Use an open paren
before each case pattern list.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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