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Re: More fun with IFS

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: More fun with IFS
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2013 09:46:46 +0100
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"Chris F.A. Johnson" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Wed, 30 Jan 2013, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> "Chris F.A. Johnson" <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> var=${a[*]}   ... one   two three   four  # bad
>>>    Looks good to me. It expands to multiple words, just as an unquoted
>>>    $* would do.
>> But no field splitting is performed on the expansion, so why are the
>> colons lost?
>    How is it printed if it is not expanded?

??? Parameter expansion and field splitting are separate steps of word


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