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Re: [bash4.2] ${v//[/} bug?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [bash4.2] ${v//[/} bug?
Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 20:59:37 -0500
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On 2/15/11 6:18 AM, Clark J. Wang wrote:
> For following script:
> var='[hello'
> echo "${var//[/}"
> With bash 4.1 it outputs hello but with 4.2 it outputs [hello . And bash 4.2
> with compat41 on still outputs [hello . Bug? Or Bug fixed?

It's a bug, and I will release a patch.  In the meantime, see if the
attached patch does the right thing on your platform.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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