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Re: maybe some of these "case" reactions are no-no's


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: maybe some of these "case" reactions are no-no's
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 11:48:49 +0200
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address@hidden (Paul Jarc) writes:

|> Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> wrote:
|> > $ case a in b)esac #odd.  what about ;;?
|> 
|> Looks like that ought to fail.

This is correct, the ;; is optional before esac (see case_list_ns in the
shell grammar of POSIX.1-2001).

|> > $ case a in b)date ;esac
|> > $ case b in b)date ;esac
|> > Tue 04  9 21:12:29 CST 2002
|> 
|> Looks like that ought to fail.

Same as above.

Andreas.

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