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Re: inconsistent treatment of backslash-bang

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: inconsistent treatment of backslash-bang
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 00:27:39 -0400
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Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
Chet Ramey wrote:

Yes, this is where the semantics of history expansion clash with traditional
shell behavior. Only single quotes inhibit history expansion.

In that case, situation number 3 is producing the wrong result, since there
are no single quotes there, only a backslash.

OK, you got me.  Unquoted backslashes inhibit history expansion also.


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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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