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Re: RFE: allow double quotes to group multi-words & be treated as 1 arg,


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: RFE: allow double quotes to group multi-words & be treated as 1 arg, w/DQ's stripped off -- including RH =~
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2010 11:40:14 +0200
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Linda Walsh <address@hidden> writes:

> I would prefer this work:
>
> a="h."
>
> if [[ "hi" =~ "$a" ]];....

This works (both with and without compat31):

[[ "hi" =~ $a ]] && echo matches

(It doesn't matter how you quote the lhs, anyway.)

Andreas.

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