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Re: Bash "bug" - in "read -e -r var"

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash "bug" - in "read -e -r var"
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:47:29 -0500
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On 12/15/14, 7:11 AM, Dan Douglas wrote:

> I'm generally interested in what read with (or without) -r combined with -e 
> even means. 

I'm not sure what you're driving at.  The -e option says how to read the
line; the -r option affects how the characters are processed after being

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