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Re: here strings fold newlines on MacOS

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: here strings fold newlines on MacOS
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2021 13:35:28 -0500
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On 1/30/21 5:44 PM, Rich Lafferty wrote:

Bash Version: 5.1
Patch Level: 0
Release Status: release

Here strings ('<<<') fold newlines into spaces on MacOS, but not on Linux,
leading to incompatibilites in bash code expected to work the same on both

This was fixed quite a while back, but still after Apple froze its version
of bash at 3.2.57. Maybe you should file a bug report with Apple.
(Just kidding, they don't care.)

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