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Re: "$(echo "x'" '{1,2}')" performs brace expansion, even though it shou

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: "$(echo "x'" '{1,2}')" performs brace expansion, even though it should not
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:59:31 -0500
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On 1/14/13 8:57 AM, Marco Elver wrote:

> Machine Type: x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
> Bash Version: 4.2
> Patch Level: 42
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>       If a double-quoted command substitution command contains a
>       double-quoted string containing a single-quote, followed by a
>       single-quoted string containing a brace-expansion expression,
>       then the command to be substituted is not executed correctly.

Thanks for the report.  This has been fixed in the bash development
versions for some time.


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