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Re: Curious case statement error

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Curious case statement error
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:10:44 -0400
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On 8/13/16 3:59 PM, Eduardo Bustamante wrote:
> Character ranges are locale-dependant. Check the values of LC_ALL and
> LC_COLLATE. Under some locales, the [A-Z] range is actually AaBb..Z. That's
> why it's better to use the character classes, i.e. [[:alpha:]],
> [[:lower:]], [[:upper:]], etc.

This is an old question.  So old, in fact, that question E9 in the Bash
FAQ covers it.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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