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Re: invoke tilde expansion on quoted string

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: invoke tilde expansion on quoted string
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2013 13:24:40 -0400
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On Tue, Apr 09, 2013 at 11:01:49AM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> I am pretty sure that getent is not available on HP-UX for an example
> of a classic legacy Unix system.

I can confirm this up through 11.11:

imadev:~$ uname -a
HP-UX imadev B.10.20 A 9000/785 2008897791 two-user license
imadev:~$ type getent
bash-4.3: type: getent: not found

# uname -a
HP-UX megview1 B.11.11 U 9000/785 532302039 unlimited-user license
# type getent
getent not found.

> For example HP-UX 10.20 (the
> best release ever) is still in use and it is ancient. :-)


Anyway, Linda specifically asked about Linux systems that had it,
which is why I was focusing mostly on those.

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