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


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: maybe some of these "case" reactions are no-no's
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2002 11:45:00 -0400
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Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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).

Ah, ok.  Doc bug, then.


paul



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