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Re: inconsistent field splitting

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: inconsistent field splitting
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 11:46:11 +0200
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Marc Herbert <address@hidden> writes:

>    for a in  $(echo 1 2) ; do echo "x${a}x"; done

This applies word splitting on the expansion of $(echo 1 2).

>     a=$(echo 1 2);  echo "x${a}x"

This doesn't.


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