[TxMt] Req: Compare docs-Diff

Allan Odgaard allan at macromates.com
Sun Feb 20 03:01:06 UTC 2005

On Feb 19, 2005, at 23:19, Sune Foldager wrote:

>> Oh.. we can't. The quotes are taken as part of the name, since bash 
>> doesn't do any further processing on expanded variables.
> Actually, bash is quite inconsistent. I _does_ split up text in 
> expanded variables as normal

Indeed it is, cause something like this:

    foo='this is a spaced variable'
    xargs <<<$foo -n1 echo

actually works fine, whereas one would think it should be:

    xargs <<<"$foo" -n1 echo

Maybe there is something similar to “precedence” rules for bash? ;)

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