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Re: substitution fails if it begins with *()


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: substitution fails if it begins with *()
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 12:38:18 -0400
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address@hidden wrote:

> Machine Type: i486-pc-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 3.2
> Patch Level: 39
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>         if a *() is at the begin of a substitution, the substitution fails
>         if the *() is preceeded by something, the substitution works

Thanks for the report.  This will be fixed in the next bash version.

Chet

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




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