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Re: $$'...' parsing bug?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: $$'...' parsing bug?
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 15:50:31 -0500
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On 1/30/17 10:31 AM, Christian Weisgerber wrote:
> This came up on comp.unix.shell: 
> There appears to be a parsing problem in bash where the sequence
> $$'...' is treated as $'...', and $$"..." as $"...", when inside
> $(...).

Yes, this is a problem.  Thanks for the report. I've attached a one-line
patch that fixes it.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

Attachment: parse-comsub-wasdol.patch
Description: Source code patch

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