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Re: bash doesn't act like mksh at all


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: bash doesn't act like mksh at all
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:24:00 +0100
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"Chris F.A. Johnson" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, 28 Feb 2011, Andres Perera wrote:
>
>> for i in bash mksh; do
>>    echo $i:
>>    $i <<'!'
>>        set 'a  b' 'c  d'
>>        quoted="$@"
>>        unquoted=$@
>>        echo "$quoted"
>>        echo "$unquoted"
>>    !
>> done
>>
>> here bash treats unquoted $@ on rhs differently, expanding it like $*:
>
>    Unquoted $@ *is* the same as $*.

But bash treats them differently.

Andreas.

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