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Re: extglob and dots

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: extglob and dots
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 17:18:30 -0500
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BenoƮt VILA wrote:
> hi
> i made a bug repport few days ago but i'm not sure it reached the list,
> anyway my concern is quite simple, i got a pattern which doesn't match
> what he should do : +([[:alpha:].]) which doesn't match strings composed
> of letters and/or dots, it just match letters-only-composed string
> whereas *+([.])* works fine to match strings contenning dots and only
> strings with at lesat one dot so just wondering if it is fixed or known
> or even a normal behaviour...

Thanks, it's a bug.  It will be fixed in the next release.

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