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Re: bash doesn't act like mksh at all


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash doesn't act like mksh at all
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2011 10:33:45 -0500

> 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 $*:

Thanks for the report.  I'll take a look.

Chet

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