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Re: Documentation error


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Documentation error
Date: Sat, 19 May 2018 20:47:08 -0400
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On 5/18/18 5:09 PM, Jorge Maldonado Ventura wrote:
>> After the string is decoded, it is expanded via parameter expansion,
> command substitution, arithmetic expansion, and quote removal, subject
> to the value of the |promptvars| shell option (see _Bash Builtins_).
> 
> The documentation should point to the *The Set Builtin*, which is the
> section that covers the shell options, not Bash Builtins.

Thanks for the report. You're on the right track, but promptvars is not
an option to set. The reference should be to the shopt builtin, which
does have its own section.

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