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Re: Possible bug in bash

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Possible bug in bash
Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 11:32:20 -0400
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On 5/13/22 10:36 PM, Dale R. Worley wrote:
Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU> writes:
Note particularly that there is no operator precedence between
&& and || - they are the same (unlike in C for example)

Reading your message, I believe that the rule can be stated as follows,
and I'd thank you to check it:  && and || have the same precedence, and
they both "associate left".  So for example
     x && yy || zz
is equivalent (as a control structure) to
     { x && yy ;} || zz

Yes, this is correct.

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