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Re: RFE: read -d STRING


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: RFE: read -d STRING
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:27:57 -0500
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On 11/23/12 7:40 PM, Chris F.A. Johnson wrote:
> 
>    I would find it very useful to allow a string of delimiters to be
>    used with 'read -d', with any member of the string terminating the
>    input and the character used being stored in a variable, e.g.
>    READ_DELIM.

Yes, this is still on the list, as is multibyte character support for
the delimiter.


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