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Re: no apostrophe allowed in comment


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: no apostrophe allowed in comment
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 15:35:06 -0400
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On 7/30/13 7:04 PM, Curtis Doty wrote:

> The above works. Whereas the below fails.
> 
> #! /bin/bash -ex
> #
> 
> tee >(
>         # ain't this nifty
>         echo hi there
> )
> 
> It burps thusly:
> 
> ./foo.sh: line 7: bad substitution: no closing `)' in >(
>     # ain't this nifty
>     echo hi there
> )

Hi.  This was fixed a while back (5/2011), and the fix is in bash-4.3-
alpha.

Chet
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