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Re: DEL mishandled inside double quotes


From: Corey Satten
Subject: Re: DEL mishandled inside double quotes
Date: Wed, 16 Feb 2005 11:55:27 -0800 (PST)

That was fast, thanks!!

Corey

On Wed, 16 Feb 2005, Chet Ramey wrote:

> > Machine Type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
> >
> > Bash Version: 2.05b
> > Patch Level: 0
> > Release Status: release
> >
> > Description:
> >
> >     The DEL character is mishandled in double-quoted strings.
> >     In the example below, the error happens in the line: T2="a $DEL".
> >     Old BSD and System V shells work correctly.  The bash manpage says:
>
> This has been fixed for the next release.
>
> Chet
>
> --
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