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Re: How to use [[ string =~ regexp ]]?

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: How to use [[ string =~ regexp ]]?
Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 21:20:31 -0600
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Chet Ramey wrote:
> It seems reasonable that quoting any part of the rhs to the =~
> operator should cause it to behave in the same manner.
> Since the arguments to [[ don't undergo any of the expansions that
> require quoting to protect them, there's no reason for =~ to act
> differently than the other operators that do pattern matching.

That makes sense to me.  Thanks for the clarification and education.


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