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Re: Inconsistence when checking if a pattern is quoted or not for `==' a


From: Clark J. Wang
Subject: Re: Inconsistence when checking if a pattern is quoted or not for `==' and `=~' in [[ ]]
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 11:11:02 +0800

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 11:04 PM, Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>wrote:

> "Clark J. Wang" <address@hidden> writes:
>
> > The point is: ``Any part of the pattern may be quoted to force  it  to
>  be
> > matched  as  a string.''
>
> "it" == part of the pattern.
>
>
So I've always been misunderstanding the bash manual (I'm not a native
English speaker :-) Or the manual is actually a bit misleading? :)


>  > It's not clear to me what's the exact rule to tell if a pattern is
> > quoted or not.
>
> The rule is the same as everywhere: a quoted character loses its special
> meaning.
>
> Andreas.
>
> --
> Andreas Schwab, address@hidden
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> "And now for something completely different."
>



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