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Re: ${parameter#[:upper:]} does not work with LANG=en_US


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: ${parameter#[:upper:]} does not work with LANG=en_US
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2002 14:13:25 +0200
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address@hidden (Jim Avera) writes:

|> Description:
|>         The POSIX.2 character class [:upper:] does not work in the
|>         ${param#[...]} syntax.  The [:upper:] pattern does not match 
|>         an an initial upper-case letter.

You've got the syntax wrong.  [:upper:] is a pattern that matches any of
the characters ":epru", whereas [[:upper:]] is a pattern that matches all
upper case letters.

Andreas.

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