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Re: Problem with if [ -d in bash 4.3.30


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Problem with if [ -d in bash 4.3.30
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 09:44:50 -0500
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On 12/9/14, 9:14 AM, Eric Blake wrote:

> No, with bash 3.2, you are tripping up on a parser bug. Bash 3.2 
> incorrectly handled double quotes inside unquoted parameter
> expansion.

This is mostly true, but it has nothing to do with the parser.  This was
a change to how word expansion behaved, nothing more.

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