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Re: Broken "heredoc" mechanism in bash2.03

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Broken "heredoc" mechanism in bash2.03
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 11:39:22 -0400

> Bash Version: 2.03
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> Description:
> Doing an indented "cat <<- !" (tested with other terminators also) 
> fails as shown in the scripts below.
> Repeat-By:
> Here are two scripts that demonstrate the problem, in two different 
> ways.

Your `failing' lines include spaces.  Only leading TAB characters are
stripped when using <<-. 

``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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