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Re: Documentation issue: Increments in brace expansion


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Documentation issue: Increments in brace expansion
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:33:36 -0400
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Jan Schampera wrote:
> Good morning,
> 
> http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bashref.html#Brace-Expansion
> 
> The brace expansion increment syntax is shown wrong.
> 
> OLD:
> 
> A sequence expression takes the form {x..y[incr]}, where x and y are
> either integers or single characters, and incr, an optional increment,
> is an integer.
> 
> 
> PROPOSED NEW:
> 
> A sequence expression takes the form {x..y[..incr]}, where x and y are
> either integers or single characters, and incr, an optional increment,
> is an integer separated by `..'.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Sorry if this already is fixed in the base documents, I didn't have time
> to check deeply.

It is already fixed.  Thanks for the catch.

Chet
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