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Re: What is the best to pass an array with specially characters as comma


From: Peng Yu
Subject: Re: What is the best to pass an array with specially characters as command line arguments?
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 07:23:04 -0600

Hi Clark,

> What do you mean by "1 long argument"?
>
> [bash-4.2.10] # cat foo.sh
> v="  a b c ( a'b | "
> set -o noglob
> a=( $v )
> set +o noglob
> for i in "address@hidden"; do
>     echo "$i"
> done
> [bash-4.2.10] # bash foo.sh
> a
> b
> c
> (
> a'b
> |
> [bash-4.2.10] #


I misunderstood the usage of "address@hidden". I though it returns only
one long argument "  a b c ( a'b | ", but it actually expanded to 6
short arguments "a", "b", "c", "(", "a'b" and  "|". Thanks for
clarification.



-- 
Regards,
Peng



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