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Re: BUG about quote removal inside parameter expansion.


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: BUG about quote removal inside parameter expansion.
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2002 12:26:41 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>>        hello=world; echo "${hello//r/$'\t'}"
>
> Think of your example as being identical to `echo "${hello//r/' '}"'
> with a literal TAB between the single quotes (which it is).

Um... why?  What step removes the $, and what step substitutes a tab
for \t?


paul




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