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Re: Arithmetic expansion bug.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Arithmetic expansion bug.
Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2018 17:31:47 -0500
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On 2/10/18 2:57 PM, Isaac Marcos wrote:

> There is a bug when expanding this math:
> 
>     $ echo "$((~0))"
>     bash: /home/user: syntax error: operand expected (error token is
> "/home/user")
> 
> It works correctly when an space is added:
> 
>     $ echo "$(( ~0 ))"
>     -1

Thanks for the report. This was fixed back in November, 2016, and the
fix is in the devel version.

Chet

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