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Re: read builtin oddity/bug in bash 3.2?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: read builtin oddity/bug in bash 3.2?
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2006 23:47:14 +0200
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Daniel Musgrave <address@hidden> writes:

> If the line matches the above conditions and is echoed without being
> quoted ($var, not "$var"), the result is the single character 'w'.

Read the manual about Filename Expansion.

> Similarly, 'echo [w]' produces the expected output of '[w]',

Try the same while in /usr/bin.


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