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Re: Nested extglob outputs "." ".."

From: Michal Pesa
Subject: Re: Nested extglob outputs "." ".."
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2018 21:19:30 +0200
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My bad, sorry for not searching properly before asking. Thank you for your time.

On 8/22/2018 3:16 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
On 8/22/18 3:57 AM, Michal Pesa wrote:
Hello, I have encountered a strange behavior of nested extended globs:

$ echo *
0000.txt 000.txt 00.txt 0.txt a.txt b.txt c.txt
$ echo !(0.txt)
0000.txt 000.txt 00.txt a.txt b.txt c.txt
$ echo !(+(0).txt)
. .. a.txt b.txt c.txt

The last example correctly excludes the files but why are "." ".." being
This was changed back in January as the result of a discussion started by



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