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Re: Filename expansion bug

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Filename expansion bug
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2019 10:36:40 -0400
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On 8/8/19 10:33 AM, Janek Mi wrote:
> For some time in my scripts I was using something like this:
> ```shell
> #!/usr/bin/env bash
> shopt -s failglob
> command="echo xyz\(\)"
> $command
> ```
> And it was working fine. But somewhere between bash version 4 and 5 I
> realized it generates an error:
> no match: xyz\(\)
> with exit code equal 1.

>From just yesterday:


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