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Re: bash: $() doesn't preserve new lines


From: Jonathan Nieder
Subject: Re: bash: $() doesn't preserve new lines
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 14:31:49 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi again,

Dmitry Baryshev wrote:
> 2011/4/14 Jonathan Nieder <address@hidden>

>> ?  Note that 'echo' is an ordinary built-in utility, which will behave
>> in most respects like an external utility.  So the expansion gets
>> passed to it as a sequence of arguments.  As "help echo" does not
>> explain
>
> Yes, I believe it should mention this
> 
>> (but could), it concatenates its arguments using a single
>> space as delimiter.

Sure, makes sense.  Care to suggest a wording?

Thanks,
Jonathan



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