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Re: Pattern replacement fails if string contains multibyte characters


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Pattern replacement fails if string contains multibyte characters
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 23:19:00 +0200
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Bernd Eggink <address@hidden> writes:

> This happens on a utf-8 based system (CRUX 2.3), LANG=de_DE.UTF-8:
>
> t="123abc456äöüABCD"
> echo ${t//[a-c]/}
> # output: 123456öüCD

Which is correct.  [a-c] matches every character between a and c
(inclusive) in the collating sequence defined by the locale.  For your
locale that includes characters like ä and A.  You should avoid the use
of ranges when not using the C locale.

Andreas.

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